When young Micah touched the floating ship on his bedroom wallpaper, he was in for a surprise-one that would change his life forever... Twelve-year-old Micah's single mom struggles as a recovering alcoholic. When she returns to rehab, Micah is forced to live with his controlling grandfather-a situation he dreads. While settling into his new life, Micah makes an amazing discovery. Upon touching the sailing ships of his bedroom wallpaper, he suddenly transports from his grandfather's house to a ship in the Caribbean Sea. His adventures as a pirate, and the son of One Eye Nate, are set in motion. Through a series of events, Micah's grandfather sends him to live with his aunt and uncle in California. Micah quickly engages in a new passion-surfing. His summer flies by as he works on his new skill and improves his swimming techniques to compete in the Junior Olympics against his rival, Cal. During his time away from the magical world of pirates and adventure, Micah discovers he's not the first in his family to visit the Black Raven ship. Can Micah learn to accept his family's secrecy? Escape to the high seas in this exciting tale filled with triumph, courage, and heart.