Johnny stumbles upon a conspiracy to assassinate the Vice President. The plan, headed by Janus and his mysterious Illuminati, is to take over the government so that Stillson can assume the vice president's place. A vision of a murder leads Johnny to a paranoid and controversial radio show host, named Marshall Frost. His girlfriend, Kendra Crowe, is also a part of Janus conspiracy to frame Marshall for the murder. But it soon becomes clear that Janus not only has similar powers to Johnny, but Janus has his own plans to take over the world for Stillson's New World Order for the upcoming Apocalypse.