Owen and Bethany try to find their way back to each other after the fictional and nonfictional worlds are torn apart in this fifth and final book in the New York Times bestselling series, Story Thieves—which was called a “fast-paced, action-packed tale” by School Library Journal—from the author of the Half Upon a Time trilogy.
Bethany and Owen have failed. The villain they have come to know as
Nobody has ripped asunder the fictional and nonfictional worlds,
destroying their connection. Bethany has been split in two, with
her fictional and nonfictional selves living in the separate
But weirdly, no one seems to mind. Owen—and every other
nonfictional person—have lost their imaginations, so they can’t
picture their lives any differently. Then Owen gets trapped in a
dark, dystopian reality five years in the future, where nothing is
needed more desperately than the power to imagine.
Fictional Bethany is thrilled to be training with her father as his
new sidekick, Twilight Girl—until she realizes that the fictional
reality will fade away completely without the nonfictional world to
hold it together.
In this final installment of the genre-bending Story Thieves
series, Owen and Bethany will be forced to risk everything to
defeat Nobody and save multiple realities.