Something strange lurks in a bell jar in the music room of wealthy eccentric, Aaron Levine, feeding on the sounds his mercenaries create. Bassist Aerie Walker, lured back into performance after a failed odyssey in professional jazz, finds herself involved with this band of musical alchemists as a Deliverance Ministry attempts to exorcize the demons perceived to dwell in Aaron's abode.
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From all outward appearances, Aaron lived a life of grudging compliance. He slept at a motor lodge in Acton, just beyond the two mile radius specified by the judge in the Order for Protection. He did all his shopping and banking in Bedford and Cambridge. His car never strayed down Main Street.
In private, he defied the restraining order with abandon, lurking in the forests and swamps behind his old hou...