Some legends are real. Alex Hunter, code named Arcadian, wakes up with kwledge of who he is, in the care of a woman he doesn't recognise, in a country t his own. But there is a calling deep within him, to return home to Black Mountain. Formed a billion years ago, the Appalachian's Black Mountain hosts a terrible legend. Recently some hikers have gone missing, and the rescue team sent to search for them has t returned. A survivor is then found half-alive, covered in blood blood revealed to be t quite human. Alex must confront an age-old enemy of man and discover the truth about his past, and confront the horror that stalks the frozen mountain, and also the one haunting his very soul.