Meet Jonah Stone. A thirteen-year old boy who thinks he’s just an average kid, with a typical family, and everyday problems. He has a younger sister who is probably smarter than him, and an annoying little brother. He lives with his family in the quiet town of Peacefield, New Jersey. What he doesn’t know is that underneath the layers of his normal life, something other-worldly is going on. Jonah is actually part…angel. Andwhen he discovers this, his so-called average life gets turned upside down. With this angelic blood coursing through his veins comes extraordinary power.
When his mother is kidnapped by Abaddon’s evil forces, it turns out that he may be the only one who can help her – as long as he can harness those powers, learn to control them, and find her in time to stop the Evil One’s plan. Can Jonah locate his mother in time? More importantly, will his faith withstand the onslaught of the spiritual forces of darkness?
Eliza Stone is smart. Very smart. In fact, she recently won first place in the science fair, the blue ribbon at the Math-letes Regional Competition for the Academically Advanced, and the gold medal for the local chapter of Whiz-Kid Computer Programmers International—all in the same week. She is an eleven-year old who is stubborn and focused. Like any middle child with two brothers, she gets frustrated with them quite easily.
Eventually, she discovers that she too is a quarterling, just like Jonah – one- quarter angel, the offspring of a nephilim. When she joins Jonah on a quest into the Hidden Realm to recover their kidnapped mother, she’ll need more than her intelligence alone can give her. She will need her newly discovered abilities, and a stronger faith in God than she believes she has.
Henry has been a part of the Stone family for a long, long time. He dresses in jeans and a t-shirt and has the look of a teenager, but he is older than the earth itself. How’s that possible? He’s an angel. The Stone family guardian angel. He is responsible for providing protection and encouragement…but lately, he’s had his hands more than full. Even for a winged creature like him, it’s hard to be everywhere at once. In the adventure that he undertakes with Jonah and Eliza, he will be stretched to his limits, and beyond. Will he be able to do his job? Will his dream of being a warrior angel ever be realized?
Jeremiah is the youngest of the Stone family, a fun-loving seven-year old who shares a room with his big brother. He wakes up with a smile on his face every day, and even though he can get overly-excited at times (which can be incredibly bothersome to Jonah), his positive attitude about life is contagious. He may approach life like a bull in a china shop, but people can’t help but love Jeremiah.
Benjamin is a kind-hearted man who is married to Eleanor, and is Jonah, Eliza, and Jeremiah’s father. He’s also the pastor of All Souls’ United Methodist Church in Peacefield. It also turns out that he is the only one in the Stone household who is completely human. Despite that fact, he has unique gifts of his own, especially when it comes to helping people get rid of those pesky fallen angels. When he’s not working at the church, he can usually be found in his study, buried in a tome of Hebrew literature.
Eleanor lives a quiet life in suburban Peacefield as a wife and mother of three. Family life keeps her busy, but there is more to her than soccer games and grocery store trips. Much, much more. Eleanor is a nephilim – a mysterious half-human half-angel. Even though she has tried to live a normal life, she won’t be able to hide who she really is much longer. Little does she know that Abaddon has big, evil plans that directly involve her. In the end, she’ll need the help of her entire family, and more, to come out of this alive.
As Camilla is fond of saying: “Things are not always as they seem.” This will prove to be true in many ways as this story unfolds. She is a long-time friend of the
Stone family, and one of the oldest members of the church. She has always been wise in the ways of Elohim, and is like a kind grandmother to the Stone children.
The Hidden Realm
No, the Hidden Realm is not a person – but it is alive. There is an invisible, spiritual world, not somewhere else, but simply a layer behind what you see. The Hidden Realm. If you could peel this layer back and peek inside, you would find that we are indeed in a battle – not a human one, but a spiritual confrontation, between the good forces of Elohim, and the evil powers of Abaddon. Humans cannot see the Hidden Realm, although they can sometimes sense activity there – and even enter into the battle, if they know how. Angels – and those with angel blood – are able to step into the Hidden Realm and actively engage in the fight.