There's a war going on in the shadows, and Robyn might just be on the wrong side. An investigation into a series of ritual murders turns from homicidal to apocalyptic as all the signs point to something very big and very bad about to befall the city of San Diego. California dreaming is about to become California screaming and Robyn may have to fight alone, as Marian has problems of her own. What kind of problems? How about a girlfriend possessed by a being older than time? A being with a taste for human flesh!