In Dreamworlds, a telepathic network where billions of dreamers share their dreams, a freak accident steals a boy away from his family for several hours. 13 year old Colin awakes with no memory of those hours, but in Dreamworlds, the scars he still bears prove that something had happened. His father brings him and a select group of friends to a new Dreamworld the very next night - the one Dreamworld in all the Network that allowed children to roam free, obtain a sort of power, and face the responsibilities involved. A Dreamworld where children Travel with and care for animal Comrades, a Dreamworld meant for children to grow and mature without parents looking over their shoulders all the time. There Colin explores friendship like he never had before... and finds that it could be the only thing he could count on to protect him.