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Dark Vengeance is the 15th book of the Charmed collection and is written by Diana G. Gallagher.

This novel takes place between Season 4 Episode 13 "Charmed and Dangerous", and Episode 15 "Marry-Go-Round" as Phoebe is engaged but has not yet married, and the Source was vanquished.

Summary[]

For a complete plot of Dark Vengeance, go here.
And should the Trinity of Evil be awakened
The Champions of Virtue must defend
The Light of ages past or be forsaken
As the warriors of darkness were before them.

The Charmed Ones are feeling out of sorts. Phoebe misses Cole, who's gone away for a week of solitary reflection. Piper is overwhelmed with the responsibilities of overseeing her household, Charmed affairs, and P3, her nightclub. Paige is still adjusting to her role as a savior of innocents, and is increasingly sensitive to all levels of human pain.

Soon, though, Piper is distracted by an energetic musician auditioning to play at the club, Phoebe is making a new friend in her Web design class, and Paige is meeting new people at the homeless shelter where she volunteers. But it isn't long before the girls discover that a sinister force is working against them; Phoebe's short-term memory is shot, Piper can't control her emotions, and Paige feels thoroughly exhausted. At the same time, their powers are diminished. Could their new acquaintances be connected to the threat? It's a real-life family feud—one that could have deadly results…

Characters[]

Major[]

Support[]

Minor[]

Mentioned[]

Magical Notes[]

Book of Shadows[]

The Chosen Three of Evil[]

And should the Chosen Three of Evil be awakened
the Champions of virtue must defend
the light of ages past or be forsaken
as the Warriors of Darkness were before them.

Spells[]

Miscellaneous Entities, Substances, Incantations, and Cures[]

Unknown magics on mystic tides that
breached the darkened gate;
lost bits and beings, send and hide,
now reveal and locate.

To Contain Dor'chacht Magic[]

Dark magics of the Dor'chacht clan,
all powers that were yours return;
course through the blood,
flow from the land into these lifeless vessels burn.

To Transfer Magic[]

Guh-sheen toh dak

To Summon a Storm[]

Dark forces of the air and night empowered,
this ancient enemy to fell three thousand years agone this hour!

To Activate the Flute and Return Piper's Powers[]

Power of Three spell
Laughing then and crying now, undo this mystic music curse;
the Sol'agath command the flute, play Piper's powers in reverse.

Powers[]

  • Atmokinesis: Used by the Kate to summon storms.
  • Combustive Orbing: Used by Paige while in her weakened state to accidentally disassemble a remote, melt a candle, and destroy a giant snake.
  • Conjuring the Elements: Used by Ce'kahn to summon a fireball from the sky, then turn it into a ball of water.
  • Levitation: Used by Phoebe in attempt to dodge Gilbert, and later evade Ce'kahn's attempted attack.
  • Memory Manipulation: Used by Kate to weaken Phoebe by weakening her short term memory.
  • Mind Manipulation: Used by Karen to force her will on others.
  • Molecular Combustion: Used by Piper to destroy the evil K's' instruments.
  • Molecular Deceleration: Used by Piper while her powers were weakened to repeatedly stop her enemies, and save Paige from being devoured by a gigantic snake.
  • Molecular Immobilization: Used by Piper to freeze a falling cactus and then her enemies.
  • Orbing: Used by Leo and Paige to teleport between places.
  • Power Absorption: Used by Kevin, Kate and Karen to steal part of the Charmed Ones' powers to weaken them. The Charmed Ones later repeated the process to restore their powers.
  • Premonition: Used by Phoebe to see Ce'kahn striking down a tree with lightning, and later another vision she failed to recall due to her lack of memory.
  • Projection: Used by Shen'arch to send Ce'kahn, Tov'reh and Sh'tara's souls into resting.
  • Psychic Reflection: Used by Karen to manipulate Piper's mood through her flute.
  • Shapeshifting: Used by Tov'reh in a flashback during the last battle to transform into a falcon.
  • Sleep Induction: Used by Kevin to make Paige feel sleepy and fatigued.
  • Telekinetic Orbing: Used by Paige in an attempt to move a cactus twice. She also used it to attack Tov'reh and Sh'tara, and then orb Sh'tara's flute into her hand.
  • Telepathy: Used by Sh'tara to read the sisters' minds.
  • Transformation: Used by Kevin to turn a tree into a gigantic snake.
  • Vortex Creation: The Charmed Ones and the Dor'chacht warriors were magically transported by ancient rites to the Valley of Ages to start the second battle.

Artifacts[]

Locations[]

Terms[]

Notes and Trivia[]

  • The rhyme on the back cover and the poem found in the Book of Shadows at the end of Chapter 5 were almost exactly the same, with only the "Trinity of Evil" replaced by "Chosen Three of Evil".
  • The Source of All Evil was mentioned to have been vanquished.
  • Tuatha Dé Danann was mentioned.

Differences from the Show[]

  • Emma's fiancé Andrew was Emma's husband in the novel.
  • Paige has mastered her power of orbing and can orb from one place to another. She didn't learn to do so until in "The Three Faces of Phoebe", after they vanquished the first Source.
  • Cole is not the new Source.

References[]

International Titles[]

  • Russian: Tjemnaja mject´ (Dark Vengeance)
  • French: Mauvaises fréquentations (Bad Company)
  • Spanish (Spain): Oscura venganza (Dark Vengeance)
  • Dutch: Duistere wraak (Dark vengeance)
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