The old man had lost nearly everything- his family, his home, his war. Now, after years of bloody conflict, he must confront a malevolent cosmic entity to save his only son.
Armed with little more than steel and hatred, the old man embarks on a hopeless war against the devouring gods from beyond the stars and their agents on earth. His only ally is a young orphan, recently freed from slavery. Together they leave a trail of bullets and bodies from Oakland to Omaha, battling witches, evangelical cannibals, Native shamans, and possessed lawmen. Their final stop: an accursed railroad town where the old man will make a final stand for his son’s life against the first amongst the Devourers – the dark titan, Thurs.