Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a secret refuge where Jake uncovers this astonishing place. Jake (Asa Butterfield) than learns about their unusual abilities, and realizes that safety is an illusion. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special peculiarity can save his new friends. As a child, Jacob Portman listened to his grandfather stories about living with peculiar children in a special orphanage run by Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. As Jacob grows older, he doubts the stories until he visits his injured and dying grandfather.
What strange characters does Jake see but no one can
Jake witnesses a strange, humanoid creature only he can see. No one believes Jacob’s account of an invisible monster with tentacle-like tongues. His parents take him to Dr. Golan, a psychiatrist, who suggests that Jacob go to Wales, the location of his grandfather’s orphanage. Jacob finds the orphanage deserted, so he seeks information from the local people, including workers at the Cairnholm Museum. During another search of the orphanage, Jacob encounters a mysterious girl whom he follows and questions. Jacob realizes that the inn and people are quite different. The drunken patrons are suspicious and chase Jacob. The girl Emma Bloom an invisible boy named Millard Nullings rescue Jacob and escape with him to Miss Peregrine’s orphanage. There Jacob is introduced to other peculiar children. Bronwyn Bruntley has amazing strength and Claire Densmore has a mouth at the back of her head. Emma and Millard tell Jacob they exist in a time loop due to Miss Peregrine, who is an Ymbryne. Ymbrynes can create time loops. She explains that hollowgasts humanoid, tentacle-mouthed creatures like the one that killed Jacob’s grandfather are a threat to all Ymbryne-run orphanages. She also explains that the hollowgasts are the result of a failed immortality experiment in the Siberian tundra by a cataclysmic explosion. Miss Peregrine tells Jacob that he has the ability to see the hollowgasts.