Life constantly seems to be wavering between really good and really bad for Owen, a lonely sixteen-year-old still reeling from the unexpected death of his mother and a fresh move to Toronto. After ducking into an old bookstore to escape high school bullies, Owen discovers that he can travel to a parallel, twisted version of the city using a magical tablet called a Battledoor. He encounters new allies, bizarre creatures, and the ultimate antagonist who will stop at nothing to procure the magical Golden Slate for himself.
Forced to work closely with friends and enemies in order to return home, Owen is faced with a series of choices that will prompt him to discover courage he never knew he had, explore the possibility of romance, and try to find a way to let go of his painful past and move on. But is Owen ready to finally take control and become the protagonist of his own story?
Brian Wilkinson attempts to juggle multiple careers as an author, high school teacher, and librarian. He currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his family, who serve as the inspiration for his writing.
"Brian Wilkinson blazes new trails in both science fiction and the supernatural with his latest book, ?Battledoors. Daring to go beyond the conventional boundaries of storytelling, Wilkinson manages to craft a brilliant tale about adventure, youth, and hope. "
--Mike Marts, Editor-in-Chief, AfterShock Comics
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