The Tower of Three Days must be found. Jimmy Fincher has been given two powerful Gifts and with them a responsibility he wouldn't wish on his worst enemy. Time is running out and Jimmy, along with his family and the odd bunch of stragglers called The Alliance, finds himself in a desperate search for the Third Gift. Their journey will take them from the depths of the ocean to the scorching sands of the desert. And then it will get weird. The entire world is on the edge of chaos. The Shadow Ka are evolving. The skies are growing dark with the mysterious taint of the Stompers. Something unspeakable is about to happen to Jimmy's father. A creature made of water will utter a terrible warning. The Black Curtain is ripping once again. And the most terrifying secret of all is about to be revealed at last. The identity of the Stompers. They are no longer coming. They are here.