When Liza realizes that her little brother Patrick is not acting like her little brother Patrick at all, she is one hundred percent sure that his soul has been taken by the spindlers, leaving a stranger in his place. Liza has no choice but to go Below and rescue her brother's soul. There she discovers an astonishing world, with talking rats and strange creatures she has never even heard of before. Liza faces many dangerous obstacles along the way, but none so terrifying as the tests created by the spindler queen, who collects children's souls to gain the power to control the world Below. Liza has no choice but to pass the tests or she will become another soul in the queen's collection.