Evil wins out and greed and power are his aphrodisiac and his passion. Controlling others through their deeds, what he supplies them with and how he grants their wishes helps him to thrive. A three-day boat road and finding himself with the jungle had reached out before as if it called him home but no in the true sense of the word. Called Clark Gabel or William Clark he winds up in the jungle, the prisoner of a woman that calls herself a shaman. Evil is something he’s wrestling with when he began his dark tenure. Words are not needed; rules are made to serve him and allow him to complete what he wants.
Who determines the outcome and who creates the laws. And who made the rule? He is about to enter a world that will take him back in time to uncover and reveal what others have endured. Giving him a drink that will eventually kill him in time she the old woman delights in torturing him, her bodyguard at hand as she takes him through what he made others endured. It is his granddaughter Gracie who he kidnapped when she was he to use as collateral has necessary. But she soon became an asset, and the result was when the Card mutated into more of a sex trafficking ring, her job became more vital.
Is he ready for what is to come. Gracie turns out to be dangerous for many reasons yet to her grandfather she would become a financial treasure. As you read chapters 3-6 you will see her transformation, how she danced for the girls caged in the basement, how she manipulated her grandfather to give her outside lessons and how the teacher’s bodyguard became her salvation. Then, asking to lure girls from the Upper East Side and hoping to get them sold to rich clients was her next move until something freed her and she returns home. Cloistered in her room refusing to deal with Helene her mother Gracie envisions her life but not in school but as something much more powerful. School was her salvation, a man she met on the street her new source as she becomes a drug dealer, supplier and much more to so many unsuspecting young people and adults. When Helene finally comes out of her room when her mother shows up, they decide to go looking for her and the result is tragic as she meets someone that adores her, has a child she names Desire, and the end is not surprising.
This was the first video he saw and what he felt throughout did it change the evil within him? Next she his mother and daughter and she explain her role, which is the old woman and as, yet he does not reveal that he knows who she is.
After dealing with his daughter, mother and Gracie the author through the old woman brings back JD and detective Bonner revealing their past, their history with Gable as their story unravels in chapters 14-17 and we learn about the headline in the paper about Gracie Stockton returning home, why she was kidnapped and then Gable left people behind in Mexico who might have a clue as to where he went. Will Bonner and JD face him in the end and what will his fate be and how does Bonner and JD interact this time after all these years will they form a team, and will they wind up joining the hunt to take out Gable? These chapters are quite revealing, graphically depicted and what each one does to him might make you turn your head at the result.
Bonner and JD talked, and she had no drive to go after Jay Howell but in the end she relented. She was working, had a life of her own and yet for some reason was drawn to JD. Valerie was a powerful shaman and when she tells them a shaman to kill Gable why do they go all over and more to find one to fulfill their goal to rid the world of this man. But, in the end who succeeds?
JD, Monica wound down the Southern coast of Mexico seeking a connection that they could not put into words and met a shaman called O. can this man direct them to the right place and O entered their minds, I am O and you will be open to pen to unlock your mind your hear and should you have come for a singular purpose . both held pin and I want you to release it. But, in the end will they ?
This is a story about revenge, hope, desires in a unique way, a man who owned the souls of so many and who destroyed anyone who dared question him and more. A man with no consciousness, no remorse and yet for some reason you must admire him in a scary and dangerous way as he goes from nothing to powerful, resourceful and a user of people for his own superior wants and needs. Did he ever absolutely love and if he did why kill those that care?
Then the final interaction as they all wind up in the hut with the person whose identity we finally learn, and we realize that the past if now the present.
What exactly does the old woman reveal? Who is she and how does he react? Why does everyone
famous and them too? No one can feel sorry for him and yet you wonder if he vanishes, he will escape or ever feel anything for those that are about to take what they feel is there’s.
Author Lee Matthew Goldberg takes us through the past and present of the Desire Card, the realities of what it did that was positive, negative and those that dared to try and take it over?
Everyone has a desire and each one of us wants it fulfilled but would you dare to ask for something as a high price, must adhere to the rules and what happens when things go south? Gable and his cast of staff of people hidden behind masks of famous people will stupefy you, entrance you and even make you want to get what you desire at any cost. But, in the end his granddaughter pays a heavy price, his daughter loses her way and her mind, his wife wants no part of him and when searching for answers they often find questions.
A final confrontation that is epic, filled with truths, revelations, fears, haunts as each person from his past must decide how to enact their own revenge on him but does that change the outcome? Will they feel satisfied? Does it really matter? In the end what will you decide?
Men controlling the drug trade, a granddaughter in control of it, we meet the Doctor once again who helped him to safety, so he thought and yet at times saved his life and more. The cartels, the doctor sold to caught wind of one another and the different fees charged, the father of the girl, William kidnapped and the ending you won’t ever forget. Who is the old woman and what is his reaction to her identity? Read page 163 and decide his fate and hers? The last chapter might bring a smile to your face or not. The Desire’s End: is it truly over?
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