In the final years of the first Kingdom of Jerusalem, in a vault, hidden deep beneath the Temple Mount, Baron Gregory De L Ombre has made an astonishing discovery. Imprisoned within the vault are twelve monstrous abominations, created by one of King Solomon s wives as a final act of revenge. The secrets of the vault will ensure Gregory s absolute power and forever enslave the Outremer the Holy Land. No man dares stand against him. But the Djinn is no mere man. A creature of smoke and shadow a living legend only the Djinn grasps the full scope of the baron s plans. Only he can save the Holy Land from a fate more terrible than anyone imagines.