Ethan and Lena are reeling from Sarafine's revelation that they can never be together. This is worse than Romeo and Juliet.
Macon and Sarafine continue to play tug-of-war with Lena, her fate, and her feelings.
But sick of talking, Hunting, Macon's brother, attacks Macon. Fighting ensues: with Larkin's help, Hunting renders Macon and Boo unconscious; and Lena and Sarafine have a literal firefight, setting the field ablaze. This is getting intense.
Ethan runs with Link to Ravenwood to fetch Ryan. He hopes her healing powers can help Macon. (And honestly, we don't have any better ideas.)
After a detour through the Caster Library tunnels, Ethan and Link reach Ravenwood.
With the Light Casters in tow, Ethan travels back through the catacombs to Greenbrier.
Ethan discovers that The Book of Moons, which disappeared that morning, has found its way back to its resting place on the stone dais in the crypt.
Unfortunately, Ethan doesn't have time to wonder how the book ended up there. The surrounding field is on fire.
Lena has climbed to safety atop the crypt, but the fire is moving in fast. Lena says she's stuck.
Ethan climbs up to help her get down, but Sarafine is there waiting. Oh, and she can listen in on Ethan and Lena's telepathic thoughts.
Suddenly, Sarafine stabs Ethan, and he falls to the ground.
And just like that, the narrative shifts to Lena's point-of-view.
With Amma's help, Lena recites the resurrection spell from The Book of Moons.
Then a lot of confusing stuff happens. Here's the laundry list:
(1) At first Lena is afraid the Cast didn't work. Ethan's still lying motionless on the ground.
(2) Then the moon returns and Lena surges with heat and power.
(3) To vent her power, she vaporizes Hunting, Larkin, and Sarafine with lightning. At least she thinks she does.
(4) It starts to rain, clearing Lena's vision.
(5) Then she sees Macon lying where Ethan had been moments before.
(6) Amma explains to Lena that she can't ask anything from The Book of Moons without a trade. (Remember that one?)
(7) Uncle Macon is dead, which means that Ethan is still alive.