" After sacrificing himself to preserve the human race, michael gabriel is imprisoned in a torturous, purgatory-like dimension in the mayan netherworld. The mayan prophecy states that the hero twins - michael s sons jacob and immanuel, born to his wife dominique the year after his entrapment - must travel to the mayan realm in their twentieth year to free and resurrect him. Yet it also heeds a warning. Born the same day as the twins is a dark force that threatens their destiny. This, the abomination - the female yin to their yang - represents evil in its purest form, and will not yield until they succumb to its temptation.