Two years after the tragedy of losing his wife, David Riley is on a tear to destroy any plans the ang’zcels have for disrupting life on earth. So far, he’s only come across minor... More > irritations to appease his anger, although those closest to him think he’s acting reckless. The Council determines he’s a danger to himself and brings him back to the Vatican, where they can monitor his behavior. There, David is assailed by several disparate portents showing him where to find multiple ang’zcels, which has never happened before. And the portents themselves are no longer his alone to navigate. The ang’zcels seem to be aware of his every move in them and are ready for him.
This time, when David faces the ang’czels, he must do it alone, on his own terms, even when everyone around him is trying to control him. During this internal conflict with the Church, he learns the greatest betrayal of all and retaliates with one of his own, one that is likely to put the ang’zcels in a position to triumph over all mankind.< Less
Hockey defenseman, Adam Mogilvy, returns to the game after exacting revenge against his wife’s killer. Changed significantly through his experience with a monster who preyed upon people while... More > in the guise of a businessman, Adam now brings more strength, speed, and vigor to the game than he ever did before. As he settles into a somewhat normal life, he struggles to put all the horror he faced behind him, including the birds, which were once his warriors against the deadly forces of the rakshasas. Even when the birds try to warn him that danger lurks in the shadows of his new life, Adam keeps the doors barred on his connection to them. Unfortunately, his diffidence to the past will only bring him face to face with an enemy that proves nearly invulnerable to destruction and who has an unquenchable thirst for vengeance himself.< Less