A young boy drifts off into his own depression after dealing with his mothers death. His father tries to raise him right but the boy needs his own answers. He finds these answers after running into a strange book store to escape some bullies. And the book that he "borrows" would lead him into a mystical adventure that would help him come to his own understanding.

There are underlying lessons about depression, apathy, and other destructive emotions in this film.

What new name did the boy give the empress?