When he finds deadly poison in the Black's stable, Alec immediately suspects that someone is trying to kill his beloved stallion. But just as he's puzzling over the clues, something even more disturbing occurs. An Arabian chieftain shows up and reclaims the Black. Is there any connection between these two events? Alec is convinced the answer lies somewhere deep in Arabia. Determined to be with the Black once again, he embarks on an adventure that takes him across scorching desert sands to an exotic world of evil and intrigue.