"The key is forever beyond your reach." That was the note a killer left on the bodies of Elisa Cameron's parents. Elisa found a similar note at the scene of her own death. She may not have the key, but she has discovered what it unlocks: the entrance to a secret underground city beneath Arcadia -- guarded by a golem, a supernatural being of living clay! Ghost is up to her armpits in the arcane, and where magic is involved, can King Tiger be far behind?