When evil walks the land, Michael’s idyllic life as a farm teenager is hurtled into confusion and fear. The landscape and farm animals fall prey to forces beyond his ken. Are these events random or connected? An expert tries to explain the remnants of unearthly visits. Who is he, really? Teenage friends are not who they appear to be. Violence escalates. Children die. The church is in disarray. Michael’s mother becomes mysteriously ill. The historical family bible hints at the significance of dates and events. Seeking answers, Michael and his grandfather explore the Keep in the Tal where they discover words they can’t pronounce and forces they can’t comprehend. On a special day during a particularly violent storm, grandfather, father, and son seek to eradicate the source of evil.