In the not-so-distant future, Earth and Hell stand on the precipice of war. Only one man has any hope of stopping it... and he barely remembers the message he was raised from the dead to deliver! With a pair of exiled demons as his only allies, can the Messenger stop the Devil from claiming the mortal world as his own? This gripping science-horror thriller follows Earth's last chance in the face of infernal domination. When conformity only leads to damnation... it's time for Defiance! This Issue: Sent back to Earth by a mysterious Lord of Hell, the Messenger not only has to make it past the government forces that have surrounded the Infernal Gate, but he's got to face the Dwellers on the Threshold! Can a battle weary demon and her overeager apprentice get him through safely? Or will he just give up and enjoy one last meal of scrambled eggs in the face of oblivion?