Joe Crawford never would have expected to witness a mother abusing her infant, but making a stop at a gas station forces Joe to make a decision – to involve himself or let it be. Being a family man himself, he can’t bear the sight, yet saving Little Stevie from abuse results in terrible repercussions. Now a group of people have Joe in their sights, and they blame him for losing one of their own. They’ll stop at nothing to succeed in their revenge, even endangering Joe’s own daughter.
Nowhere is a vast labyrinth beneath the ground of Indiana, home to many children who only know darkness. Unbeknownst to them, they are property of artist Thomas Krieg, and are the living embodiment of his newest masterpiece. McPherson is a fan, and his only wish is to view Krieg’s work first-hand. Signing up for the opportunity of a lifetime, McPherson gets more than he bargained for when he meets another artist, the mysterious Mister No One.
Marc Sindri and his two friends travel to Arcanum, their task to construct a renaissance faire in only seven months. With the deadline hanging over their heads, they try to work around the many distractions – from the mysterious woman who wants to hold a Wiccan celebration on their land, to the locals who seem to know their every move. Events escalate as Marc gains the attention of Jeremiah Stone, and with time closing in, conflict with the demonologist can only have severe consequences.