The Department of Homeland Security is charged with protecting the borders from all dangers to the Republic. Some come from the realm of nightmare.
The last time homicide detective Peter Tune had become involved in the supernatural it began as an investigation into a series of brutal murders and ended in a life and death struggle with a werewolf. Now as a Special Agent with the secretive SSI division of Homeland Security, he encounters it again against the back drop of the Mayan doomsday calendar and ritual sacrifice that spreads from the jungles of Central America to the midnight hallways of a prestigious Art Institute in a Midwestern United States city.
The sacred codex of Xipe Totec, one said to be written in the hand of the Flayed God itself, has surfaced - one said to contain the power to decipher the secrets of creation and to pave the way towards the promised Fifth Age. Sought on one side by an unholy alliance between a bloodthirsty Mexican Cartel leader and a powerful Brujo warlock and the other by Agent Tune aided by Police Detective Pamela Remington and the mysterious anthropology professor Helen Goering, death and destruction follow its path. The fate of the world rides on the outcome until the God itself takes a hand!