The fate of humanity lies in the webbed hands of sixteen-year-old Du who must leave his isolated mountain home in California to save modern civilization. To stop the great flood, Du must find the family who abandoned him as a baby.
Freakish looking, he discovers he has great gifts. But whoever comes near him is in danger as Du finds himself in the middle of warring gods. The stars told the Maya that the Fifth World, our World would end on December 21, 2012. Can Du save us?