Devin Goodwell lost everything in life that mattered to him. To pick up the pieces of his shattered life, he turns to the church for guidance. But grief still consumes him, and in his moment of weakness the Devil tempts him with the strength he so desperately desires. Devin also discovers a nemesis in Slick Puppy, the cold-blooded leader of the Pack. Slick Puppy's own quest for revenge puts him on a collision course with Devin, which drives Devin over the edge-to become the Devil's Claw. However, his newfound strength will not come without a price.