Elen lives alone with her father in a cottage at the edge of the forest. When he falls ill and no-one helps, she sets out to find a cure. On her quest, she falls prey to the Water Goblin, is befriended by a magical squirrel, meets the Queen of the Forest and is attacked by a wolf. But, beside all the obstacles she has to overcome, Elen uncovers a surprising secret. What is the secret? Does anyone else know it? And will she be in time to cure her father?