Dragalleon and his mate, Angelina, are magical creatures that normally live in outer space. But when the mother must give birth, she must land upon a planet and burrow deep into the ground. In the nest, the brood is born, but when the cubs venture up to the light upon the planet's surface, the father must wash their eyes or they remain blind and cannot fly away to the stars. This is the moment the cunning winged snake, Histah, waits for. To disturb the washing of the eyes, leaving the young prey helpless before her hunger.
Angelina is forced to land in Central Park. Dragalleon lands, too, and immediately breaks up a mugging, protecting a mother and her little girl. But only the child sees him. Only Elizabeth knows that Dragalleon is real. With her companions, Chelsea, a perky kinkajou, and Captain Jonathon Olds, retired of Her Majesty