"Olivia Gold" the protagonist of "The Day My Towers Fell" is a downtown city kid who has two working parents and a Grandpa who is her babysitter and best friend. Together they have a rich imaginary life, fueled by Grandpa's storytimes. When Olivia decides to become a knight of the round table after listening to the story of King Arthur, her grandfather tells her she must first perform a heroic deed. Thus begins the quest for Olivia who must discover what it means to become a hero in a world where there are no dragons to slay or princesses to save. Olivia an ordinary little girl, ends up performing a heroic deed, under extraordinary circumstances.