A layover on a remote island drops Hellboy into a web of intrigue involving government secrets and foreign agents waging their own cold war over a weapon that might be right up the BPRD's alley. In England Bruttenholm uncovers more secrets, indicating a worldwide supernatural conflict about to boil over.
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