Résumé: Something strange is happening in the rural community of Malice, Pennsylvania. It begins with a few odd coincidences and a series of tragic but seemingly innocent "accidents." But soon it becomes clear that the spirit of evil is filtering-up from the earth and threatening to swallow the entire countryside. What dark secret is buried under the streets and fields of Malice? And why can't anyone in town remember anything from the previous six months? The HellSpawn knows the answer, but can he act in time to save a town called Malice?