As the Tribulation Force prepares to guide Israeli exiles to refuge in Petra, Global Community supreme ruler Nicolae Carpathia—now fully possessed by Satan—desecrates the temple in Jerusalem and installs himself as god. All must accept Carpathia’s loyalty mark or die, while a terrible plague sweeps through the city. At first these events seem unrelated, but the Trib Force knows better. They are carrying out the will of the true God—blatantly defying Carpathia. But one mistake could bring crushing failure.