After an epiphany after work, Apollyon realises the terrible situation he is in and escapes to Pelican Town to rebuild himself and the family farm. However things are never that simple and the carefully constructed walls he's been building are staring to crack all over again.
The mystical forces are at work in the valley both evil and benign and have started to centre themselves on Apollyon while he just wants to live a normal farming life. But in a world of good and evil where most draw a hard line between what is morally acceptable and what is abhorrent can he even make the right choice?
After many years of hunting the monsters that lurk in the dark, Robert moves from Boston to Maple Bay in an unofficial retirement. However, old friends, new neighbours, unspoken secrets, and the thrill of the hunt are stopping him from achieving the blissfully mundane existence the sleepy sea side town promised.