Oct 7, 2018
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In Providence, Rhode Island, Robert Blake, a
young writer with an interest in the occult, becomes fascinated by
a large disused church on Federal Hill which he can see from his
lodgings on the city's Upper East side. His researches reveal that
the church has a sinister history involving a cult called the
Church of Starry Wisdom and is dreaded by the local migrant
inhabitants as being haunted by a primeval evil.
The being can only go abroad in darkness,
and is hence constrained to the tower at night by the presence of
the lights of the city. However, when the city electric power is
weakened during a thunderstorm, the local people are terrified by
the sounds coming from the church.