|A Dangerous Plan|
|Book Series||Left Behind: The Kids|
|Author||Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins|
|Release Date||February 25, 2002|
|Preceded By||Attack of Apollyon|
|Followed By||Secrets of New Babylon|
Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.
In Israel, Judd Thompson Jr., Lionel Washington, and Sam Goldberg hatch a plan to tell Sam's father the truth one more time. At the schoolhouse, an old friend offers an exciting opportunity- will she take it even if it means leaving the others behind?
Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
- Mark Eisman
- Conrad Graham
- Darrion Stahley
- Carl Meninger
- Sam Goldberg
- Shelly Malloy
- Nada Ameer
- Tom Gowin (first appearance)
- Luke Gowin (first appearance)
- Jamal Ameer
- Lina Ameer
- Unnamed man who was bitten by the demon-locusts (becomes a believer, only appearance)
- Greg Sowers (first appearance)
- Yitzhak Weizmann
- Pete Davidson
- Unnamed doctor in China (only appearance)
- Unnamed nurse (only appearance)
- Lenore Barker (becomes a believer)
- Mac McCullum
- Gustaf Zuckermandel, Jr.
- Pavel Rudja
- Roger Cornwell (first appearance)
- Carl reveals to Mark the truth about John Preston's death and how John saved Carl's life on the Peacekeeper One by giving up his seat for him.
- Carl reveals that 8 of the 12 occupants of Peacekeeper 1's submarine survived the second trumpet judgment. 3 of the 5 hostages in the sub were killed, as well as 1 of the 7 crew members of the Peacekeeper One.
- Judd discovers that Deputy Commander Woodruff is the same Global Community commander responsible for the deaths of Taylor Graham and Hasina Kamen.
- First appearance of Pete Davidson since book 16.
- Melinda Bentley is stung by a locust, but Charlie is mysteriously spared from being stung.
- First appearance of Tom Gowin.
- First appearance of Luke Gowin.
- The first book in the series in which Sam Goldberg's name is written in the synopsis.
- The southern Young Tribulation Force is formed.
- Only one victim of the locusts is confirmed to have immediately become a believer after being stung.
- First appearance of Pavel Rudja since book 16.
- Judd introduces Nada to Pavel.
- Lenore Barker becomes a believer.
- Lenore's baby, Tolan, is spared from the locusts because he is a baby.
- Mac McCullum replaces Rayford Steele as Nicolae Carpathia's pilot.
- Mac reveals to Judd that the disease that put Pavel Rudja in his wheelchair is winning.
- Judd finds out from Mac that Pavel Rudja will die soon.
- In the Dramatic Audio presentation, Deputy Commander Woodruff does not appear. Instead, his role in being stung by locusts and confronting Judd is taken over by Mr. Goldberg.
- In the dramatic audio presentation, Tom Gowin and Luke Gowin do not appear in this point in the series.
- In the dramatic audio presentation, this is the first time Pavel Rudja contacts Judd Thompson Jr.
- 3 Unnamed hostages (confirmed)
- 1 Unnamed Peacekeeper One crew member in the submarine (confirmed)