Hidden dangers lurk in every shadow. Ramona and her friends have learned this much: What they don't know can kill them--and will, if given a chance. Their watchword: beware! Beware other vampires--the Sabbat's conscienceless killers. Beware the unknown--a monstrous creature with an oozing, pulsating Eye. Beware supernatural terrors that stalk the wild places. Beware even themselves, for in the blink of an eye their own bloodlust can take control. Ramona has fought the hunger for two years, and now she can control her hunger for blood...sometimes. But she must tame her passions or Zhavon, her last link to humanity, will die. Yet with each struggle against the ravenous Beast, her memories of the old life, of mortality. grow fainter and fainter...and her will to resist goes with them. This series is a monumental, 13-novel exploration of the forbidden world of the Kindred. What began in Clan Novel: Toreador continues here, and its ending will determine the fate of every human--and inhuman--being in the world.