Tom's old enemy, Don Gervase Askary, is up to his evil tricks again and Tom knows he has to try and stop him. As he sets off on another exciting adventure, in and out of time and travelling to places far and wide, Tom encounters danger from every side. Things he sees in the future could have a devastating impact on his life and the lives of those he loves. But is the future set in stone? Or can Tom's actions now rewrite the future and make for a happier ending? As Tom sets out on a near-impossible mission, he is helped by friends old and new, but in the end it will all come down to him and whether he can defeat Don Gervase Askary and his beetle army. This breathtaking climax to the Tom Scatterhorn trilogy will grip readers from the first page to the last-get ready for a non-stop adventure!