A new chapter in the Crossed mythology begins! Super-star writer Christos Gage delivers a brutal tale of an anthropologist and his group of would be survivors as they face a unique Crossed menace. A horde of homicidal impulse-driven madmen is the norm for this world without hope. But what happens when one of them can actually control their desires and twist them toward methodical horrors? A new nightmare is born in the Crossed universe, one that lives on pain.