Time seemed to collapse...There was a sharp stabbing sensation in my stomach...Steve crowed, "Now I have you! Now you're gonna die!" Dead if he loses-damned if he wins. The time has finally come for Darren to face his archenemy, Steve Leopard, and fight for control of the night. One of them will die. The other will become the Lord of the Shadows ... and destroy the world. Is the future written, or can Darren trick destiny?