". . . The plot is not really about Cassie and Nick falling in love. It's about Cassie going into the underworld to pull Nick out of a coma. However, Nick misunderstands her intentions and believes that she has parted with Adam to be with him. Cassie ought to be able to simply explain to him—but Nick is now blind and says she is the only thing he cares about in life. Meanwhile, Black John has been revived in a new crystal skull and wants revenge on the entire Crowhaven Street gang."
- This was the original sequel to The Secret Circle, before The Divide was published.
- The novella's status is currently unknown, due to L. J. Smith being fired from writing future Secret Circle books.