In this metaphysical classic, a young spiritual seeker during the time of Napoleon travels to Paris to enter the Masters' secret school. There he meets his soul mate, who is an initiate of a higher order. In his eagerness to make rapid progress he falls prey to the dark brotherhood. The Masters use this near deadly experience to further test and teach him as part of their ultimate plan. He and his true love learn to work together in service to the Masters and humanity. 2nd Revised Cornerstone Edition.