Connor Gryffin has his future planned out: graduate from high school, earn a business degree, open up a chain of restaurants, and be rich and happy for the rest of his life. Those plans are forced to be on hold after he, along with his high school crush and her boyfriend, find themselves in a world they have never heard of before. After getting separated, Connor must not only reunite with his friends but find a way back home.
King Mercurius has inherited the throne. His father was a ruthless tyrant that stole the crown from the rightful king. All Mercurius wants is to be a good leader the people will admire and to make amends for his father's crimes. But a stranger going by the name of Griffin may stand in his way to uphold his family's honor.