Hearing rumors of his broodmate Bahkti causing trouble in Europe, he tracks her to a small village in southern France where he finds out she's given herself to the Brood, and has been working with powerful sorcerers she refers to as "Djin" . She escapes him and they chase one another through Europe and into Northern Africa. Hari finally confronts her and they battle, finally resulting in his stronger broodmate and her allies overtaking him. She attempts to deablarize him but due to the fact that his beast is stronger, it fails and he is sharded into her body. He wanders back towards France for a year, attempting to cope with what has happened.