Plot and script: Luigi Mignacco
Artwork: Marco Torricelli
Cover: Gallieno Ferri
Thomas Ward, young son of a rich Bostonian businessman, sees his parents butchered in front of him, during a carriage trip through Darkwood Forest. Mysterious Natives, disappeared without leaving a trace after striking in the middle of the night, are accused of being the assailers. The tragedy marks the child's life and while growing up Thomas is constantly tormented by nightmares and pain. As a young man, Ward decides to face his fears and with the guidance of Zagor goes back to where the attack took place. In the area the two men find the shack of a shaman, who's able to carry the soul of the tormented people in the Land of the Shadows, for a trip in the dark bottoms of their hearts to face the demons that are devouring them. But the killers who stroke many years before are still around, determined to complete their interrupted work...