Ray Stoner does his best to protect the boy whom he suspects is the Prodigal from death at the hands of the Fathers. Ray gets help from unlikely quarters, as Wyrd enlists Vanth Dreadstar, Darklon the Mystic, Oedi, Kid Kosmos and others to fight of the hoard of demon assassins.
*Breed swam all over Elsewhere, hunting for Raymond, Zoe and Pat, the Prodigal. But is Pat really the savior everyone's been waiting for? Plus Ray gets very unexpected allies in his battle against the Fathers.