As if being a new father wasn't challenging enough, Weston decides to collaborate with his friend, and sometimes rival, H.P. to write a mystery featuring their two most stalwart characters—the Spinster and the Pirate Hunter. However, when members of an enigmatic organization return to Weston's small town to exact their revenge, he and H.P. become embroiled in a mystery of their own, and if they don't solve it soon they could end up paying the ultimate price. Can Weston keep those closest to him out of harm's way? Will H.P. survive their partnership with his sanity intact?