It is Harry Potter's second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and things are not off to a great start. Unusual events keep happening to Harry, and now there's an ominous voice that seems to be coming from inside the walls of Hogwarts. Soon, students are being attacked and petrified, and frightening messages are left on the wall of the school. The Chamber of Secrets has been opened, and the Heir of Slytherin seems to be on the prowl. When Ginny Weasley is kidnapped and taken into the Chamber, Harry, Ron, and Hermione will stop at nothing to rescue her and overcome the evil basilisk the Chamber contains.