Throughout time, every culture in every country has shared whispered tales of things that go bump in the night. But very few people are aware of the times when these unspeakable beings are able to wrench themselves free from the dark recesses of our worst nightmares and scurry into the waking world . . . violating our reality with purest evil. One such person is Catalina Benita Salvar, a fearless young woman who calls upon the mystical fire of the salamander to keep these supernatural forces at bay.