Book Three of The Elementals. Val and Cara have been kidnapped by Malum and the 'other' Elementals. Determined to keep his promise to Val, Derrek has vowed to not stop searching until he finds Val and kills the Abled that stole her from him. However, with The Control searching for the mysterious shadow and the four remaining Elementals still under scrutiny, will Derrek be able to find Val and Cara before Malum breaks them? And what does Malum have in mind for his growing army of mutated Elementals?