Ancient mountains, plant diversity, and peaceful streams are just a few of the innate wonders that nature has created. But under the guise of tranquility lies another wonder that is anything but natural. Campers, rock climbers, and tourists are disappearing never to be seen again. Something evil is lurking in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. A large bipedal monster said to roam the mountains at night devouring wanders and kidnapping children. And Travis Mayr, a poor mountain man trying to make a living, soon discovers that the old legends from his childhood are true, and if he wishes to continue living in the region he’ll have to contend with the . . . Black Tamanous.