Dave is a good guy. He’s got a decent job at a record store. He’s in love, though the girl he loves has no idea.Gilroy is a bad guy. He’s got a decent job at the same record store. He murders people in the name of a demon from a hellish dimension of pure evil.For these two co-workers, where they come from, what they do, and who they are will collide in a series of events that threatens to leave them both completely broken.Philip Athans is the founding partner of Athans & Associates Creative Consulting, and the New York Times best-selling author of Annihilation and ten other fantasy and horror books including the recently-released The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction. Born in Rochester, New York he grew up in suburban Chicago, where he published the literary magazine Alternative Fiction & Poetry. His blog, Fantasy Author’s Handbook,is updated every Tuesday, and you can follow him on Twitter @PhilAthans. He makes his home in the foothills of the Washington Cascades, east of Seattle.