Serenade is the story of a Young man (not much older than myself), named Travis Phoenix who after a tragedy, his lust for vengeance took a hold. He left his city to trains as an assassin and later leaves to become a mercenary named Serenade. After a year or so, he decided he has brought vengeance on those whom he believed deserved it and has decided to cut the life of a murderer and use his mercenary fortunes for good.
The first issue begins a year after he has ended the life of his parents killer and decides that he will stop homicidal type approach to fighting crime and use his skills in the art of fear to his advantage. This is where the real fun starts as he struggles with controlling the killer instinct he has let run wild, since he became Serenade.