Plot Outline:

All is lost, but the plans of mad tyrants never die, and if Archie is to save his friends, he's told he must make the most monumental of sacrifices.

As he desperately searches for a way to outwit the demons who hold him in their clutches, he must also struggle to finally come to an understanding of the strange demon he carries within.

Everything is on the line, and Archie's choices will decide not just his own future, but the destiny of the Merge...


The ninth, final book of the Archibald Lox series.

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