|The Beast Arises|
|Book Series||Left Behind: The Kids|
|Author||Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins|
|Release Date||February, 2003|
|Preceded By||Death at the Gala|
Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.
Judd and Lionel finally set out for home, but a detour will take them into a horrifying world of evil.
Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
- Mark Eisman
- Conrad Graham
- Charlie (voice)
- Darrion Stahley
- Shelly Malloy
- Natalie Bishop
- Sam Goldberg
- Janie McCanyon
- Melinda Bentley
- Jamal Ameer
- Lina Ameer
- Kasim Ameer (last appearance, death)
- Westin Jakes (becomes a believer)
- Mitchell Stein
- Angela Rich Christopher (death)
- David Hassid
- Solomon Zimmerman (last appearance)
- Z-Van's pilot, Westin Jakes, becomes a believer.
- Z-Van's real name is revealed to be Myron Vanzangler.
- Kasim Ameer is killed by an earthquake that wiped out 10 percent of Jerusalem's population.
- With Kasim's death, none of the children of Jamal Ameer and Lina Ameer survived to the Glorious Appearing.
- Judd Thompson Jr. and Lionel Washington meet Z-Van.
- Leon Fortunato speaks to Judd for the first time since Judd's graduation in book 8. Leon does not recognize Judd, however.
- The first book after book 15 that Carl Meninger is not written about at all.
- Jeff Williams and his father are killed by the Global Community.
- The Global Community start setting fires in the homes and quarters occupied by believers.
- The last appearance of Solomon Zimmerman.
- In the dramatic audio presentation, Jamal Ameer and Solomon Zimmerman are both brutally murdered by an angry mob after Carpathia's assassination.
- In the dramatic audio presentation, this is the last appearance of Sam Goldberg in the series.