In this second installment of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series, we learn more about Manny Rodriguez. Manny is Anita’s teacher and mentor in the art of Animation. Early in the investigation of an unauthorized zombie raising that went wrong, the revelation of Manny’s past is staggering to Anita. Along with Manny’s past Anita also learns more about Vaudun and Voodoo then she ever wanted to learn. Anita also doesn’t like to cruel things that might end up happening in the world of zombie raising. As rouge zombie attacks continue around town Anita is forced to bring out major fire power to take down her prey.