|The Rise of False Messiahs|
|Book Series||Left Behind: The Kids|
|Author||Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins|
|Release Date||May, 2004|
|Preceded By||Bounty Hunters|
|Followed By||Ominous Choices|
Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.
As the world spins out out of control, the Global Community goes on the attack. Bounty hunters looking for easy money captured Judd Thompson Jr. and Lionel Washington in South Carolina. Will they escape or face the blade?
Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
- Mark Eisman
- Conrad Graham
- Darrion Stahley
- Sam Goldberg
- Janie McCanyon
- Tanya Spivey
- Tom Gowin (death)
- Luke Gowin (death)
- Carl Meninger (last appearance)
- Colin Dial
- Becky Dial
- Chang Wong
- Mitchell Stein
- Aron Ben-Eliezar (becomes a believer)
- Tsion Ben-Judah
- Ethan Ben-Eliezar
- Eustice Honaker (only appearance)
- Nicolae Carpathia
- Leon Fortunato
- Kruno Fulcire
- Lee McCarty (only appearance)
- Brooke McCarty (only appearance)
- Aurelio Figueroa
- Suhail Akbar
- Joel Ben-Eliezar (only appearance)
- Max (last appearance)
- Albert (last appearance)
- Unnamed Jewish woman (death)
- Tom Gowin and Luke Gowin are both martyred.
- This is the last appearance of Carl Meninger.
- With Luke's death, there are no surviving members of the Gowin family.
- This is Carl Meninger's first appearance since book 25.
- The only appearance of Lee McCarty.
- The only appearance of Brooke McCarty.
- It is revealed that Joel Ben-Eliezar accepted the mark of Carpathia.
- The only book in the entire series to feature the deaths of two Young Tribulation Force members instead of just one.
- Z-Van's name has been removed from the intro.