When Kente Cromwell is murdered, he is given demonic powers and escapes purgatory to go back to earth and avenge his death as The Hangman. However, unbeknown to him, a war has broken out between good and evil. He must choose a side. To either join the demon who gave him his powers and the legions of vampires and demons that follow the underworld leader; or join the angel he embarrassed when he escaped purgatory, a vampire slayer, and a demon hunter in their quest to win the war. Which side will he choose?