A being known as Diablero has miraculously reanimated the bones of the infamous pirate Blackbeard, and it is moving relentlessly through the dark forests of northeastern North Carolina. Reporter Hunter Singleton and his estranged wife Lisa must join forces to battle the presence that is older than mankind. Blackbeard is about to open the gates of Hell on an unsuspecting world.
Far out in the desert, a superhuman assassin known only as Cain is using blood money to finance the excavation of an artifact as old as the earth itself. CIA operative Gabrielle “Gabe” Lincoln has a very short time to learn the secret of Cain’s power–or soon the earth and everyone in it will be annihilated.