Summary: Brian and Gregory have come to New Norumbega for a reason–to get the Norumbegans to help them thwart an alien attack back home on earth. But instead, the two boys find themselves caught up in both a robot rebellion and a murder mystery after one of the Norumbegan leaders is sent to sleep . . . permanently. There are assassins around every corner, and secrets pave every conversation. Brian and Gregory will be lucky to make it out alive.