Gadianton forces strengthen, recruiting many Nephites and causing havoc among the people.
Some Lamanites also dissent and join the Gadianton band.
People begin to forget the signs and wonders they saw, and regress back into unbelief.
Unbelief leads them in wickedness and moral degeneracy.
609 years have passed since Lehi left Jerusalem.
Gadianton – Nephite Conflict