Marie Collins possesses information critical to the well-being of the human race. Evil forces strike without pity. Justin learns of his mother's murder while both he and Rachel are ushered away by Eleanor, a spy from Subterrania. Eleanor explains why men who value power and money over human lives and health have murdered Justin's mother.Eleanor is mortally wounded in a shootout with Irish policemen. She renders the policemen unconscious with an Ivorian weapon before dying, and then turns the weapon upon Rachel. She embeds a sophisticated tracking device within Rachel's only dental filling, and implants a communication device within Rachel's left ear canal. Rachel is confined in Brockman Penitentiary, a prison for terrorists and an asylum for the insane. She serves as bait.Justin passes Moeeta's inquisition and is permitted to train as a Quazarian warrior. Golchuron teaches why Outlanders permit monetary gain to take precedence over relief from illnesses such as diabetes, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Justin listens in awe as he learns that Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were both born on the same day. He is astounded as his teacher explains how each of these men impacted the lives of human beings upon the earth's surface and molded the politics of society.Darian Sharp bursts into Rachel's room without knocking. He asks her to explain the contents of a letter that appeared on the front porches of Rachel's home town. Her eyes widen as she reads an invitation to her bridal party. At last Darian departs. She rises and grasps both hands to her breast, and then she breaks out laughing. There was never a nymph in Narnia or an elf in Rivendell that danced and sang with more mirth and abandon than Rachel Faith McMurray in her solitary prison suite.