5 kids, Matt, Carl, Stewart, Robert, and Tommy, are looking at books in Sky View library, when they find a strange tunnel. The group is soon sucked into a strange dimension where they must fight to stay alive. They meet elves and join the army, but Carl and Matt get Ogre Pneumonia. It is just Tommy and Rob, going with elves to the Kingdom of Hansel to keep Hansel Denmark from pursuing his evil plan.
Rob and Tommy venture through woe and weal to find the escape of this strange world. They live among the elves who are in war. They must face orcs, ogres, evil trolls, and many more horrendous things, in order to find something that will save them.