Book III, Chapter I
Moving to Grey Oaks was an opportunity for the Barrot family to start again. A chance to escape the darkness that had almost consumed them. A chance to forget would could have been and look forward to the future. But in the shadows, something was watching, something that had decided they were special.
And so, the darkness came to town.
Shadows moving through the night, branding human livestock with strangely shaped symbols in final preparation for the Great Black Flood that would come to eat the world.