The streets are in a panic. Every cop in Asylum is on high alert. And Detective Harper Halloway is sick. If her condition gets any worse, she'll die her first death and become a vampire convert. Now it's up to the mysterious Ninja Vampire to keep the infection from spreading with basic supplies in a seedy motel. He knows he has to be careful. The entire city's thoughts and prayers are with Detective Atticus Black, who clings to life, undergoing experimental surgery after being nearly cut in half.