He took them to one of the rooms at the centre of the castle which was laid out like a theatre, a raised stage at its centre with ten chairs around its centre. Sampson was sat in the largest chair, Myst to one side and Jason to the other. Sat to Myst's immediate left was a woman they'd seen in the courtyard who had powers similar to those ofAaron. Sampson stood up when he noticed them entering.
"Welcome Myra and Clarice," he said. "I should introduce you to the Inner Circle. Myst and Jason you are already familiar with, Sara there," he said, pointing to the girl next to Myst, "is Myst's cousin, a pyrokinetic." The other six were a mix of powers, there was a man amed Rock who could turn his skin to steel, Frederic, a young French man who could travel at incredible speed, Samson who clamed to be able to hit like a charging rhino and a shapeshifter who was known only as Enigma. There were also three other women, Talia who could see the future like Clarice could, a telekinetic called Metre and a rather moody young woman who Tom introduced simply as Maria, but not revealing her powers. "You rarely find all the inner circle in one location, which should tell you the scale of threat we have discovered arrayed against us.