The Glendoveer mansion was one the magnificent home of a famous magician and illusionist. Now the mansion is crumbling down and home to the magician's widow, a cook, a housekeeper, the housekeeper's daughter named Clara and a cage full of exotic birds. Clara loves Mrs. Glendoveer, but the birds frighten her. Until one day when the mynah speaks, "Elliot, Hurry!" Clara wants to discover more information about Elliot and soon uncovers a tragic tale about the Glendoveer children who were kidnapped and drowned except for Elliot.