THE DARKNESS HAS RISEN. Roman and Samantha are deep in Bosnia, without the ability to escape. Life is hard for the Players; reality of the evilness of human nature becomes evident. And that is only what has been revealed; for true darkness is on the horizon. Orion's power has been stripped. He has been captured, demoralized, and become a victim of his own betrayal. Only, other Hunters can not eliminate the Player Lyon, and Lucifer is desperate to finally end Roman's Game. But with Orion deep in a cold dungeon, the Hunt can not continue. Thanatos' mission to remove the disloyal Servant Knights has become a mystery. As Hypnos is engulfed in a mythological fear, Thanatos realizes his true Fear will be the power he will once again face - and battle. The Spy's damage is insurmountable to Zion. The Parish tries to endure from the capturing of the Aspirants, who are forced onto the world stage when their suffering is revealed. The world seems to be crashing in, with attacks from all sides. The only hope for Zion's survival may be hidden in the secrets of the past. Lucifer has launched an invasion against Zion, and he has the power to remove the Parish from existence. As Donar marches with the dark army, and Damon the Black is preparing to rise as General of the Apocalypse, the dark Master revels in the pain and suffering he unleashes across the world. Vengeance from the ones who hide themselves from the Truth has come. The Veiled are on the march and the entire world shall witnesses their sinister power! The time of darkness is at hand! TIMOTHY WAYNE STEBENS has traveled to over 30 countries and 2000 cities and towns. He is the author of The Traveler Series and is currently completing TheTraveler V: Forging the Aligned. He lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Angela, and two children, Ethan and Adely.