Skonar Gray, a young boy from Romania, finds himself in a world of darkness and mystery. Amidst the innocence of first love and hope of a better life, the decadent layers of his existence start to unravel around him. Creatures prowl the forests around his home, his family hides a dangerous secret, and Skonar, will soon come to learn that the very secret that lurks beneath the surface...is blood deep. What causes the maddening pains? The dreams and the dead to come beckoning? What is the reason behind the horrors of his father's demands and brothers violence, the blood, and the changing coming from within. Only words from a book, written ages ago and lost within the depths can help Skonar understand who and what he really is. But most of all, how he can change who he is to become and face a condemned world. The past, the present, and the future, will come to colide as Skonar embarks on a journey that will change everything.
This is the redefining of a horror sub-genre.