Buffeted by savage winds… Author R.J. Merle shakes things up with Book Two of the Children of the Elements series when a teenage hostage computer whiz is caught in a clash between lawless survivalists and a rogue government operation turning supernaturally gifted children into weapons. Hunted, threatened, trapped... Seventeen-year-old Brody Thackett faces a militia group intent on taking the children of the elements by force from the boss-lady project scientist. A boy able to manifest earthquakes cares for his injured friend and struggles not to bring the mountains down. No escape from unending terror… Despite Scientist Nora Hicks’ plans, Brody and his brother fight to survive and undermine the rogue group. Ten-year-old tunnel rat Junior Burke digs in to help his friends escape the out-of-control elements, as he struggles to control the dire rumblings he sets in motion.