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Horsemen of Terror
Book SeriesLeft Behind: The Kids
AuthorTim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
Release DateOctober 1, 2002
Preceded ByEscape from New Babylon
Followed ByUplink from the Underground

"Horsemen of Terror" is the 23rd book of the Left Behind: The Kids series. Its release date was October 1, 2002. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Book Synopsis

Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.

As the world faces a deadly judgement from God, Judd's life changes forever. Lionel and the others in Israel try to help, but Judd must endure this trial alone.

Vicki and the others at the schoolhouse witness a powerful answer to prayer. Then their worst fears are realized as the Global Community sets a plan in motion to trap believers. Will the kids be forced underground?

Notable Characters

Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

Other believers:

Global Community:



  • Nada is killed by a Global Community jailer while trying to save Mr. Stein. She is the fourth member of The Young Tribulation Force to die. The first was Chaya Stein, the second was Ryan Daley, the third was John Preston, the fifth was Natalie Bishop, the sixth was Tom Gowin, the seventh was Luke Gowin, and the eighth was Mark Eisman.
  • Deputy Commander Woodruff is killed by the horsemen.
  • Mr. Goldberg is killed by the horsemen. He never accepts the message of Christ, much to Sam's dismay.
  • Marjorie Amherst makes her first appearance since Judd Thompson Jr.'s graduation at Nicolae High in book 8.
  • Melinda Bentley finally becomes a believer and joins The Young Tribulation Force.
  • Jamal's wife's name is revealed to be Lina.
  • The only appearance of Jurgen Haase, a Global Community doctor.