Set in a fantasy, reimagined India where dreams can be captured and bottled, a young girl adventures to save the king and rescue her parents.
Twelve-year-old Mimi lives with her Aunt Moyna in a centuries-old Citadel where she studies the ancient practice of making, capturing and recycling dreams. The Citadel was once run by Mimi’s parents who have been imprisoned by the king, accused of treason.
When Mimi spies a royal visitor, she uncovers a plot to transform the Citadel from a place of gentle, healing dream craft and a dangerous plot – the crown prince is purchasing nightmares from her aunt to poison the king.
With only her dream creature, Lalu, and her best friend Rafi, Mimi must escape the Citadel and begin a perilous journey across India. There are few people she can trust, but saving the life of the king and foiling her aunt’s scheme is in Mimi’s hands alone...