Hoping to reunite with his friends and hear positive news of their seemingly futile insurgent efforts against the vampires, a drug-addled Ephraim Goodweather heads for a Manhattan hospital. But when he arrives, he discovers a secret that may send his fragile psyche right over the edge! Meanwhile, the Master has taken interest in a new peta pet he's teaching all sorts of wicked things! * Continues the story of the critically acclaimed comic _The Strain_! * From horror mastermind Guillermo del Toro.