She was admitted to Grady hospital under mysterious circumstances, an apparent suicide attempt. Her daughter, Tisha, frightened and bewildered, was brought in to confirm her mother's identity. "That's the lady," said the girl. Down the corridor Tisha could see him, the man all three - mother, daughter, and son - called the Old Man.
But who was this man, and what dark, uncanny power enabled him to invade a family's life and hold them hostage in urban Atlanta for two years, in plain sight?
In gripping and blunt detail, and at times in rapid-fire fashion, Barbara Clark tells her story, recovering jagged pieces of life and assembling them into a mosaic of love, renewal, freedom, and hope.
J. Tom Morgan is put to the test of his life as he tries to protect this family from the torments of a strangely charismatic - but deadly dangerous - old man. Barbara Clark is set on a path that requires divine strength and armor not of this world.
It has been said that hell is the absence of light. Annihilator of Innocence is moving from darkness into the light.