Abused by his parents as a child, Ernie Fairchild's anger grew inside him until he killed his parents in a fit of rage. Experimental treatments performed by one Dr. Price ended disastrously, imbuing Ernie with an unquenchable thirst for blood and supernatural powers that allow him to turn the victims of his murderous sprees into his own army of zombies. Evil Ernie was born...
Pursued by the daughter of Dr. Price, Ernie has left a bloody trail of corpses across the desert of the southern United States. One of his most recent victims, Norman Lowell, was secretly a member of a black magic cult. When ernie learned that this cult hurts children in their rituals, he and his equally evil sidekick Smiley, a talking smiley-face pin, delivered their gruesome brand of vengeance upon Lowell.
Ernie seeks answers to the questions that plague him-does hd have free will? Is he the master of his own fate, or is it someone or some thing controlling his destiny? And who is the mysterious woman haunting his dreams?