Terror has left Skye Martindale muted and stunted for most of her seventeen years. Terrified of the dark Other that lives within her. The Other that must be suppressed and controlled. At all costs. Then one night an act of random violence unleashes a savagery so ferocious that she is forced to face who–and what–she really is.
Twenty years ago, Kyle Ahrens was accused of his girlfriend’s grisly murder. Now, he has reluctantly returned to his hometown where the past is never forgotten. Soon after he arrives, dead eyeless bodies once again turn up, gripping the small town in fear. And all signs point to Kyle.