The story is centered on little Meg Murry, who, along with her adopted brother, Charles, and her mother Kate, prematurely disappears from her father, Alex. The family was totally overwhelmed by its sudden disappearance, but it turns out that it has an important connection with the research it is doing. He investigated a phenomenon that allows time and space to be manipulated. With the help of three magical beings, the children are leaving their own world in an attempt to find Alex. As I travel through a range of intergalactic locations in an attempt to free Alex from the clutches of dark forces, little Charles is subject to terrifying changes.