The Indwelling-It's the midpoint of the seven-year Tribulation. A renowned man is dead, and the world mourns. In heaven, the battle for the ages continues to rage until it spills to earth and hell breaks loose. The Mark-Nicolae Carpathia is back, resurrected and indwelt by the devil himself. Terror comes to the believers in Greece as they are among the first to face a GC loyalty mark application site and its hideous death contraption. Desecration-Believers in Jerusalem must flee or take the mark of the beast. Carpathia has ordered every Morale Monitor armed as he travels along the Via Dolorosa and on to the temple. God inflicts the first Bowl Judgment.
By remaining in Israel, Joshua Jordan is out of the reach of U.S. authorities and their false criminal treason charges. As corruption threatens to block the election of a worthy U.S. presidential candidate by all means necessary, Israel's leadership is tempted to sign a bogus "peace" proposal. Is the antichrist behind these events?
First Sergeant Samuel Adams "Goose" Gardner is on the front lines, fighting a battle against superior forces. Goose's wife, Megan, is fighting for her freedom in a court case where all the facts seem stacked against her. Meanwhile, Chaplain Delroy Harte had taken a leave from his ship, the U.S.S. Wasp and returned home to Marbury, Alabama. He believes that the rapture may have happened but can't be sure until he has dealt with the demons of his past.