Nearly 65 million years ago an asteroid collided with the Yucatan Peninsula in the fifth and final extinction event that nearly destroyed all life on Earth. But when a recent earthquake exposes something unusual 2,000 feet beneath the Yucatan Peninsula, cryptanalysts Alyssa Moore and John Savage are called in to investigate this peculiar structure that bears uncanny resemblances to writings discovered in Eden.
Enjoy these original, full-cast tales of terror set in the frigid Northland, including The Demon, The Woods, The Monster in the Ashes, and more.
"Tough Volume Levels"
In the far North, near the US-Canadian border, there sits a little town where everything is a bit different. After a meteorite splashed down in 1975, all wireless communication was knocked out except for the tiny, low-power radio station operating out of the town's historic opera house. Now, 40 years later, the station, known simply as Radio Icebox, is fighting against mysterious aliens, zombie turkeys, disappearing gypsy women, men in black, and more! And it all keeps coming back to that meteorite....
"Not Like "Frozen Frights"! Be Aware..."
Mike and his wife Lisa - both covert assets of the International Market Stabilization Institute, a privately funded organization operating outside official channels to protect North America's financial interests - are sent to Russia after an attempt on their superior officer's life. It is a mission fraught with peril and one that becomes exponentially more dangerous when their covers are blown within hours of setting foot in Moscow.
"A.I.": A young programmer works long hours in the lab on the latest A.I. project. Funny that he can't ever remember leaving... "Gorblat's Jig": It's alien abduction meets fishing derby in this hilarious short subject. Recorded before a live audience. "A Distant Land": Years after leaving the planetary colony where she grew up, a woman returns as an Inspector General, only to discover that things have changed beyond imagining in this sci fi drama.
While traveling across the United States during the Papal Symposium, the papal plane, Shepherd One, is commandeered by a terrorist cell calling itself the Muslim Revolutionary Front. On board: a nuclear payload with half the yield that destroyed Hiroshima. Their demand to the US government: assassinate the five leading principals of Mossad.
"Love This Series"
Nick Antosca's The Girlfriend Game is a tumble through the looking glass into a vortex of violence and desire. The 12 stories in the newest collection by the Shirley Jackson Award-winning author are brutal, urgent and unforgettable. In "Predator Bait", a decoy in a sex-sting news show questions her job and the man who shares her bed. An undependable son watches his mother become a creature he hardly recognizes in "Amphibian". A young man plots the death of his girlfriend's killer in "Winter Was Hard".
"Creepy, dark and wonderful !"
With nowhere to go after the death of her husband, an old woman returns to the tiny town she left decades earlier. As the strain of living in an unfamiliar climate, and trying to reconnect with her daughter-in-law, builds, Minnie begins to hear voices in the large house she lives in. Soon, she must confront the demons of her past or fall victim to the harsh, Minnesota winter.