Who is the girl in the shiny red Edsel? What part does she play in the whirlwind mystical battle that has intruded on Kevin Matchstick's life? The world-Mage, Mirth, has said that she will know Kevin and join him, bu to what end? And what of the Umbra Sprite? What is the menace from outside this world that he hopes to conjure to do battle with skeptical Kevin Matchstick?