The entity is ancient. It has taken form before, in other places, other guises. This time the place is Buffalo. The form is that of a magnificent woman...created from the dreams of a child. The eternal hunger is immense. The entity must feed. And it's prey is human. Psychic detective Ryerson Biertgarten is appalled at the savagery of the first killings. Far worse lies ahead, for the detective as well as the city. He is falling in love with a wonderful woman - but Joan will die - unless he can stop...The Devouring...
"Different bur Good!"
The first victim lived just long enough to describe his attack. First came a deep growling, then a sudden thrust for his throat. He died... convinced he'd been attacked by a werewolf. The grisly murders of Rochester's huge film manufacturing complex puzzled Chief of Detectives Tom McCabe. A werewolf prowling the corridors of the huge facility... attacking middle-management-level employees? Preposterous. But just to be on the safe side, he'd called in Ryerson H. Biergarten, the well-known parapsychologist.