Michael just wants to play on his computer. He has a new game and it's so cool that he can't stop playing it. And there's something in there he can't quite see. Mum is cross. The house is a mess and she needs help with his sister Jenny. His best friend Jimmy is cross. He found the game first and wants to be the best at it. Plus, it's Michael's fault his ball got run over by a garbage truck. One day, when Michael is babysitting, Jenny presses something and disappears into the game. Michael follows. They meet Handy Andy, the housekeeper of the game, who helps them to escape. But there's King John to contend with and he isn't letting anyone go. Not even Jenny, who thinks that this game is lots of fun, and doesn't understand the danger they are in. It takes a best friend, an old enemy-turned-friend, and a lot of memories to shut down the game for good.With an unusual setting in a retro video game, and vivid characters, this gripping short novel for readers 7-10 is the debut book of a talented emerging writer.