Bode came to Locke house with his mother sister & brother after his father a high school guidance councilor was murdered by a insane student.
Bode is a typical imaginative child who just happens to live in a house full of magic keys that open doors to all kinds of weird wonderful & yes dangerous things. At first upon discovering the Ghost Door key that allows a person to leave his body & astral travel. Bode told his siblings who didn't believe him & thought it was all a game he made up. No matter how many times he pleaded with them to believe him. It was during this time that Bode made friends with a evil woman living down the well in the well house at the back of the house. Not knowing she was evil bode came to believe her lies of friendship which eventually led to him releasing the family Locke's key antagonist.