Alec returns to Kings Keep for second semester, only to find his group disintegrating at the hands of an apparent enemy within. More mysterious messages appear, together with a new face who may hold the solutions and a new roommate for Rod that sets Alec seething. Is Rod finally over his bizarre behaviour? Have his strange paintings finally been decoded? An orienteering activity and performing arts production bring out the best, and worst, in the students. Startling new revelations about the invisible world make it impossible for Alec to give up on the cosmic battle. In their final week, he and his friends learn that they will not return to Kings Keep for Year 8.