Number 15 in the B.P.R.D. series.
Johann communes with the Bureau's new headquarters, while the eighty-year-old German who'd been living in the basement, surviving on a diet of spiders and mushrooms since the fifties, shares a story of Nazi scientists, occult technology, and the U.S. death-ray cannon. Back east in a small seaside village, Abe Sapien reunites with his dead wife.
After his rescue in the sub-basement of the new B.P.R.D. headquarters in Colorado, Gunter Eiss tells his story, and how he came to be entombed there for nearly 50 years.