An apocalyptic preacher arrives in a sleepy Midwestern town hell-bent on installing a violent theocracy.
Pastor Barker's dream is to fix America's moral problems through unflinching violence, while building a national movement. Each act of terror and mayhem pulls the fingertips of fanaticism closer around Avarice.
To make matters worse, the town has been plagued with cartel violence and mass shootings by Bible-quoting assassins - and the only way to quell the violence is for Xavier, a survivor of a recent mass shooting, and Victoria, the current mayor's assistant, to try reclaiming both the city and the soul of democracy before time runs out.
But, time is not on their side - and events cascade towards a shocking, lethal climax.