We discover that Pendragon is still alive and on the road with his fifth rate magic show and heading for Washington. Adam and Vampirella continue their relationship and plan their attack on the Unseelie Congress. Vampirella discovers to her horror that the Cult of Chaos have published over four million copies of the the Crimson Chronicles in an attempt to gain more members. Nathan Shroud's plan is revealed. His interest in Chelsea was to try and create a new "Vampirella" to slay the other members of the Unseelie Congress. Each time Vampirella kills a member of the Congress, Nathan becomes more powerful. To assist him, Nathan summons a powerful demon - Bane.