John Romero was a loving husband and a father until the day he died. However, John didn't stay dead, he come back as a zombie and after killing and eating the brains of his first two victims he regained sentience, finding out much to his horror that they were his wife and daughter. John managed to save his son who was in a shock but fled when the cops arrived and with the help of the demon Asteroth he found his way to the Wretched, a monster bar. John become soldier in an unending war against the horde of the darkness. However, his son become full of grief, rage and hate, a hatred that drove him to make his one goal in life to find the corpse that was his father and dissect it, to know what makes it tick before kill it for good.