Chuck the Chicken has atychiphobia, the fear of failure. He disguises himself as Poulet the Eagle and travels deep into the beginnings of time in search for the key to success hoping to overcome his fears. With the help of the Great BamDino and his friend, Cavey, he learns that the key success was within him all along. A riddle using cryptography and steganography help Chuck on his journey. The back of the book has cipher puzzles for fun to learn how to use a spiral cipher and coordinates to encrypt and decrypt secret messages.
Merideth Carroll, Austin Nguyen & Lindsey Peterson are on a Destination Imagination team together called The Nerdz. They wrote this story as a part of their solution to the 2017 Scientific Challenge called "Top Secret." Their story contributed to placing 1st at the TVNC regional tournament in February and 1st at the Texas Affiliate tournament in April. Their success earned them the opportunity to showcase their story and solution at Global Finals in May where they will compete against teams from 15 countries around the world. They have chosen to publish their story and share their positive message of success with the public.