Winner Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2020
Fifteen-year-old Tendo Katende was looking forward to the long holidays so he could take a deserved break from schoolwork, but two weeks in he can?t stand the routine of playing video games all day long any more. Will the rest of the holiday be like this? Then a visit from an uncle he has never met before changes everything. Uncle Moses comes with a gift of a holographic video game like none Tendo has ever played.
When strange happenings at the farm start causing havoc, mayhem and destruction, Tendo gets into trouble with his father, concerned about the game's power. Is the new game linked to the mysterious events at the farm? Does that mean Tendo needs to stop playing his super-fun, highly addictive video game if he is to save the farm? What if there are more sinister forces with vindictive agendas at work on the farm? Suddenly, the holidays are no longer boring, Tendo teams up with his friends to solve the mystery before the whole farm is destroyed.