Summary: This is a story about the Dumont family. A mother and her two children Vivienne and Adrian live in the old Dumont mansion, isolated from the rest of the world. The kids don't know anything about their father, or their family background. The story begins when Adrian explores the one place in the house his mother forbids him to go in, the cellar. In the cellar he finds an old trunk full of his mothers diaries and letters. What secrets will he find? What will he discover about himself and his family?