"The tenth entry in the stunning Left Behind series"
The Jewish Remnant have fled Jerusalem and escaped to the
safe haven of Petra. Attacked by Carpathia with nuclear
missiles, they are protected by miraculous means and not
harmed at all. However trouble continues to plague them as
the Global Community army continues to attack, with some
Meanwhile, key members of the Trib Force have been captured
in Greece, needing the aid of fellow members to rescue
them. Through it all their faith ever wavers and more
believers begin to come in to the fold, despite the
constant threat of Carpathia looming over them all.
The beginning of this installment is action packed and non-
stop, reminding loyal readers of the earlier books in the
series, where Trib Force members were always getting in to,
and out of, various scrapes and binds. Then things slow
down again as we wait along with the Remnant for the
Glorious Appearing at the conclusion of the series.
Carpathia has now fallen in to being nothing more than a
bad caricature, whose non-stop screeching and railing has
surpassed annoyance. Where he used to be a truly
frightening monster of a man, he is nothing now but a whiny
pest. Other aspects of the series also begin to lose steam
and originality as well. Why on earth would false identity
experts give a false name to key player in the Trib Force
that is actually the person's own name, with minor
differences? Do they really think it's not going to alert
the Global Community "Peace keepers" that something is not
Loyal fans of the series will continue to read on in the
series, if for no other reason but to get to the end and
see what happens at the Glorious Appearing. The series did
pick up again for a brief while, and this installment
started out very promising, only to fall apart half way
through the book.
© Kelley A. Hartsell, January 2006. All rights reserved.
Courtesy CK2S Kwips and Kritiques
Posted July 18, 2006
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted December 15, 2006