Disappointed with the life around her, teenager Jacqueline "Jax" Epoch, accidentally winds up falling through the Realmsend, a passageway into a different dimension. Expecting a lush, fantasy world, she instead finds a barren plain, devoid of the magic she's dreamed of. When she returns home she finds that everything that was magic in the other realm has leaked into her own, causing her reality to fall apart. Dragons fly over the streets of Manhattan marshmallows talk back, snow falls in July and her boyfriend dumps her. Worst of all, Jax is put on trial for bringing about the end of the world with only a robot lawyer to defend her.