When Cabrini, the world-famous illusionist, comes to Collinwood, Carolyn Stoddard and her friend Beth Mayberry hope to work as his assistants. But suddenly, Carolyn's anticipation changes to fear. Cabrini turns out to be a frightening figure, shrouded in mystery. Carolyn is certain his hypnotic eyes have pierced the soul of Beth Mayberry, making her a slave to the satanic rites he has planned.
Barnabas offers to help, but he is already under police suspicion.
News of ghastly murders in the region add to Carolyn's terror - the victims' throats have been ripped open. Everyone suspects Quentin Collins. And somewhere in the shadows Cabrini waits and weaves a spell....