Winnipeg is divided between two worlds: one is comprised of human beings and the other of supernatural beings, some of whom have been gifted with special powers and magic. Supernatural beings, animals shaped like humans, believe their ancestors are their gods, dutifully follow the rules of their tradition, and understand their purpose is to eradicate the human race. Hero is a young adult, magician supernatural being who has been sent with his brothers to the world of human beings to destroy humankind. But everything changes during his important mission when Hero surprisingly feels his magic pushing him against his own desire to protect Angel, a mysterious human being who appears different than others in her race. When Hero breaks the rules of his tradition and battles against his own family to protect Angel, he becomes a traitor who now must learn why his magic warns him when Angel is in danger as fate leads him to places he never imagined. In this fantasy tale, a young supernatural being with magical powers on a mission to destroy the human race crosses paths with a mysterious being that causes him to question everything he has ever known.