Book three finds Laurel preparing her army of Hybrids for war. When she realizes their real adversary is not only the king and his guard, but the aliens he calls 'priests,' she begins a campaign to stop them from destroying Htrae. In the process she learns that there are more species on this planet than anyone realized and she plans to save them all even if it means she might die in the process.
Bad Monkey is the second collection of the articles that Morgan Drake Eckstein has written for the Hearthstone Community Church's monthly newsletter. In this set, he explores astrology, Wicca, storytelling and communication, as well as some of his own personal issues. This set of articles also celebrates the 20th anniversary of Hearthstone, and the Open Full moon rituals it helps organize.