Jose Carvel is a scumbag. But he wants to be a better person.
The degenerate writer and former ward of state is trying to recreate himself in the slums of the Lower
East Side, yet his past won’t stop haunting him.
Those violent memories of his dark nights on the road. The tormented faces of those he left
behind. The relentless nightmares of that ancient, demon- stalked veldt with its covenant of
blood and its master of shadow, dirt, and stars.
He must confront his own dark truth while exploring the depths of sexual depravity and obsession in
Fear City during its Summer of Sam.
Carvel must fight to save the woman he loves… While rescuing his own soul from the Black Veldt’s