The secrets of Winterthurn are as dark and violent as a winter's night. Evil grips the town, smothering its first famiiles in a demonic spell. Innocent babes are eaten away. Honeymooners mutiliated. Gullible girls bludgeoned. Even the minister is not spared. It is left ot Xavier Kilgarvan, blinded by love for his seductive, elusive cousin Perdita, to put aside family feeling and expose the satanic mysteries of Winterthurn.