Approaching the house that was to become her home again Karen swore that she would put things right. Today she would start reversing the wrongs that had occoured. The recent history of Hollingdrake Hall had stopped most people from visiting what had once been a beautiful house.
Experimenting with alchemy, her father had developed a potion which changed him. He had then altered his name from Mandrake to Ekardnam. For fifty years he mercilessly controlled the family business – until the day lightning struck his car. The lightning reverted him to Mandrake. Whilst Karen sat taking tea with her mother – until Nerak screamed.