The pack travel to New Amsterdam, hoping that they will finally find their leader again. But once they get there, they have a chilling choice to make.
Lord Ambrose de Jong tells them that Rory will be returned to them, as promised. But only if they wait until midsummer … and only if they sacrifice another in his place.
After all they have been through, they are unwilling to trust the word of a Lord – and they are certainly not prepared to do as one says.
They attempt to retrieve Rory without the Lord’s help, but it begins to seem like an impossible task. Luckily for them, an old friend returns from India. And he might just have the power they need to do things their own way …