A very unusual new arrival has come to the Sinwell-Tierney Asylum for the Criminally Insane in 1950s' Pensacola, Florida. It isn't just Dimitri Severin's appearance that is unusual, it is the ghosts and demonic spirit that follow him wherever he goes! Dr. Roger Dennigan tries hard to understand Dimitri, and ends up paying dearly for it. Madelyn Aria, a compassionate nurse with problems of her own, is drawn deeply into Dimitri's strange world. When the demon tries to overtake the asylum, lives, hearts, and trust will be on the line!