A boy's body is taken over by a madman with powers of manipulation, and soon the kid is killing everyone in his home town.
Benny Jorgens one day is confronted by a strange man who somehow takes control of his body. Before long, his body is useless to him, and he must enter the subconscious dreamworld to find the path to control once again. In the physical world, his body is being used by the madman to kill indiscriminately, and if Benny hopes to have anyone left to come home to, he will have to waste no time taking the reigns of his fate and becoming what he knows he will one day need to become.
Part one in the 'Blood and Smoke' series, part two of which is under way. The prequel, most of which was written when the writer was only thirteen, is being formatted and will be available soon.