IS A BOOK THAT CAN TAKE YOU OFF GUARD. WHEN YOU FIRST START
A mysterious door hides something old and alive.
A hyper-violent vigilante prowls the streets.
A serial killer leaves only a poem for a clue.
A female cop tries desperately to understand how it all connects.
Lt. Cheri Major has been on the trail of the vigilante dubbed "Citizen Pain" for months, but has never seen more than his shadow. When a carefully calculated trap she has laid goes wrong, she comes face to face with the man they call PAIN. The vision is terrifying. He is inhuman in girth and hides his face behind a haphazardly stitched black mask. For the first time in her career Cheri loses control, and PAIN slips away.
Across town, at that same moment, the
enigmatic serial killer, "Family Man" strikes.
The trail eventually leads to an
historical landmark on
In the dark halls of this ancient house another story has been unfolding. A story of the genetic scientist Jubal (whom PAIN calls "father") and the three old men who look frail but are known ominously as THE KEEPERS.
Cheri and Houston make it through the
Violent Messiahs is a loose and fast urban action retelling of "Frankenstein" that can only be described as a genre bending, theological, sci-fi love story about criminal politics, the nature of violence and man's search for individuality.