Fourteen-year-old Davie Hagan led an ordinary life - football with his friends, walks in the park with his new girlfriend. All that changes when a mysterious stranger named Stephen appears in town, leading Davie down a harrowing path that unleashes a golem on the boys' tormentor, sixteen-year-old Martin Mould. When Martin is found dead, Davie must race to stop the disastrous power he and Stephen created in his aunt's basement. But is it too late to stop the dark forces at work? And who will be it's next victim?