After Second Kansas the world waits for the other shoe to drop. The Kresh have come twice and been held off by Colin Rourke and the Soulguard. Defenses are growing, and the forces of Earth are arming themselves for war.
Colin is trying to come to terms with the darkness inside of him with the help of Lyrica Jayne. But that darkness may be just what the world needs when millions of Kresh pour through another Great Gate.