This is part two in the series where we find John Tom trying to stop the upcoming war for the earth realm. The big problem here is his friend Anthony Simon, now a king, has betrayed the trust of the people. John has heard rumors of this only to find they are true when he comes home. He tries to persuade King Simon to give up the madness and go back to what he had been in the beginning. King Simon refuses and John has to deal with him in a very hard manner. Yet he has not been able to stop the events leading to the next war. In order to figure a way to defeat the demon invaders he has to put himself into isolation. This ends in the next book, Part Three - The Journey.