Jacob, a normal boy with a normal life. Aha, no. He is peculiar, but doesn't know it. At a young age he is told stories from his grandfather. But getting older, he believes they're only fairytales. This, until his grandfather's death comes, and Jacob sees the monsters. Getting into therapy he was put to believe it was all his imagination. That until he visits the island were Miss Peregrine and the peculiars live. Finding a loop to the olden says. He now understands everything. Finding out why the kids have to stay hidden, and finding he could see the monsters...just like is grandfather could.