One could hardly expect the residents Conora, New Mexico, to be too disturbed when a nearby construction crew unearthed a Native American burial ground; after all, Sheriff Miguel Lopez, newspaperman Tony Cavella, shopkeeper Lori Danek, and the entire bustling community had their own lives to think about. Unfortunately, sometimes a bulldozer does more than move the earth . . . it opens a wound. And the people of Conora had no idea about, nor any way to prepare for, the ancient terror unleashed upon their small town . . . .