He's b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sade Kane
can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is
threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are
faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for
all. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink
of civil war, the gods are divided, and the young initiates of Brooklyn
House stand almost alone against the forces of chaos.
The Kanes' only
hope is an ancient spell that might turn the serpent's own shadow into a
weapon, but the magic has been lost for a millennia. To find the answer
they need, the Kanes must rely on the murderous ghost of a powerful
magician who might be able to lead them to the serpent's shadow... or
might lead them to their deaths in the depths of the underworld.
less than the mortal world is at stake when the Kane family fulfills
its destiny in this thrilling conclusion to the Kane Chronicles.