The Beck and Caul First Annual. Contained within are short stories and background insight into the adventures of Beck and Caul as they tackle the evils of the Underside. There is a place where evil resides. It is the place where mankind’s nightmares live…and breed. It is the Underside. From this realm of shadow was born Jonas Beck of the Werewolf Pack. Five centuries ago he forsook his dark nature and has since roamed our world protecting the prey of the Underside...us. From New Orleans comes a young woman of unique strength and spirit. Mercedes “Caul” Guillane was gifted with psychic abilities and from childhood has sought to help those in need. When their paths meld, the two embark on an adventure of witches and warlocks, goblins and ghosts, vampires and viperen, plus all the creatures from the darkest realms. From the blackness of the human heart to the ancient creatures that roam the Underside and beyond, Beck and Caul stand against evil in all its guises.