An ancient evil roams the blasted, nightmar country, an evil as old as time. He is the Man with the Scarlet Eye, the Man of Many Faces, gathering under his power the forces of human greed and madness. He is seeking to destroy a child, the one called Swan.
On the edge of a barren Kansas landscape, a man called Black Frankenstein hears the cry... "PROTECT THE CHILD..."
In the wasteland of New York City, a bag lady clutches a strange bejewled ring and feels magic coursing through her...
Within an Idaho mountain, a survivalist compound lies in ruins, and a young boy learns how to kill...
In a wasteland born of nuclear rage, in a world of mutant animals and marauding armies, the last people on earth are now the first. Three bands of survivors journey toward destiny—drawn into the final struggle between annihilation and life!
THEY HAVE SURVIVED
NOW THE ULTIMATE TERROR BEGINS.
"A wild ride into terror... A grand and disturbing adventure." —Dean R. Koontz
THE YEAR'S MOST FRIGHTENING BOOK!
"King, Straub, and now Robert McCammon..." —Los Angeles Times
An epic journey of terror across a land seething with unspeakable horrors. America! — Haunted by an evil whose time has finally come.
From Robert R. McCammon, one of the living masters of horror, comes a stunning tale of sheer fright and power where the end of the world is just tje beginning of mankind's ultimate struggle.
"A chilling vision that will keep you turning the pages to the shocking end." —John Saul