As the battle rages, a pivotal member of Sir Winston's team, Flight Marshall David Smythe, abruptly and mysteriously disappears, and another valiant warrior is mortally wounded.
Can Father Antonio, a 96-year-old exorcist, and a 14th Century Holy Incantation, turn the tide for the besieged Guardians and rescue humanity?
Owl Mountain shudders in terror.
" Absolute darkness, a blackness I did not know was possible. It is disorienting and terrifying. I cannot see any trace of light or shapes. Am I standing? Where am I? What has happened to me? I try not to freeze in terror, sensing the darkness trying to absorb me. Wait! What is that? I strain to hear an almost imperceptible dragging, slithering sound; Dear God, I am not alone in this Hellish black hole! I am excruciatingly aware of everything, and Instinctively, I feel a malevolent presence moving toward me. Horrifying!"