What secrets lie at the heart of the House of Slaughter? Erica, and her rival Aaron, will soon learn as they are pulled deeper and deeper into the Order of St. George... but the truth may destroy them.
Erica Slaughter may have slain the monster terrorizing the small Wisconsin town of Archer’s Peak, but the horror is far from over. As her mysterious handler arrives in town to clean up her mess and quarantine the townsfolk, Erica sets off deeper into the woods—because the monster she killed was a mother… and now she needs to kill its children. GLAAD Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (Batman, The Woods) and artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land) present the next chapter of the critically acclaimed series that showed the world a new kind of horror. Collects Something is Killing the Children #6-10.
Can Erica withstand the final stages of the mysterious Order of St. George initiation?Erica finally faces her official initiation into the Order of St. George, a tortuous process that pits a child against an unrestrained monster… and bonds them to it for the rest of their life.Does Erica have what it takes to earn the Mark of St. George, embody the oath of secrecy each member of the House of Slaughter makes, and take her rightful place among the Order?
As the House leaders discuss the fate of “the Last Butcher”, Aaron and Jace escape the watchful eye of Helen and the White Masks and sneak into the forbidden outreaches of Chicago. Then, in the present-day, Aaron finally comes face-to-face with the monster that he’s been tracking…which is much more powerful than expected.