Jack Lucas, a twenty-nine-year-old American software engineer, is a short-tempered, highly intricate, and unpredictable guy. He leads a perfunctory life and avoids emotional contact with everyone around him.
But deep down inside, Jack keeps a burning secret that struggles to get out. No one knows the reason for his irrational anger and Jack is not one to talk about it.
His routinely unexciting life begins to change when he is visited by his grandmotherwho died a year ago.
She comes bearing news for him; they all are going to die is the first of them. She reveals the existence of the afterworld which runs with special sets of rules and curious cases of life-forms, defying all the believed concepts of the universe.
After learning about the dark future that awaits his family, Jack reluctantly follows his Granny through a secret medium, the Portal of Fire, and gets transported into the afterworld.
Together with an old and cynical 17th-century British named Christopher, a loud-mouthed Hungarian lady called Mirriam, and Granny, Jack travels through the bizarre world, encountering ghoulish creatures and overwhelming forces, in an attempt to break the code of death.
Can Jack succeed in his mission and bring change to the system of mortality? Find out in the breathtaking pages of Portal of Fire.
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