When Whit and Jack Allen find an old notebook labeled "Chronicles of the Chosen," they discover a mysterious "other world." Is Marus real? It is to Anna and Kyle! One minute they're exploring an abandoned house and the next they're caught between a mad king and the rightful heir to the throne. Are they trapped forever?
This is the dramatized version of the book, "Darien's Rise", which retells the story of David being chased by Saul.
The unusual adventure in Marus continues as Anna continues to have visions of present and future. Darien and Kyle must try a daring escape from the king’s clutches. They all must learn of The Unseen One's plans for them.
Whit continues reading the unusual manuscript about the land of Marus. In it, the Old Judge sends Anna away with Darien and Kyle as they race to escape the king. Anna’s visions grow stronger and Kyle senses danger again for Darien’s life. What more does the king plan in his plot against Darien?
The king’s most diabolical plot yet is put into action at the convent where Anna is staying. Meanwhile, as Darien evades the king, he cooks up an elaborate plan to free the town of Kellen from the evil Palatians.
The strange adventure in Marus continues as Prince George arrives in Kellen to warn Darien that the king knows of his location. Anna has another vision of doom and destruction. It all leads Darien and his loyal follows to a dramatic confrontation in the Valley of the Rocks.
The battle in the land of Marus takes an ugly turn as former friends become enemies and allies become foes. Young Kyle starts to doubt that The Unseen One is really watching out for them. He wonders if a mysterious woman named Anastasia may be the key to returning home.