Kente Cromwell Sr. is murdered by his neighbors for committing adultery with one of his neighbor's wives. He escapes purgatory by making a deal with a demon, which includes him avenging his death and sending the souls of his killers to the underworld. He returns to earth with new demonic powers and a new name - the Hangman. However, things don't go as he plans and he reluctantly gets involved in war for the fate of mankind between demons, angels, vampires and vampire hunters. His newfound powers are the key to the war and he must decide to join the demon whose powers he possesses or join the angel who has sworn to destroy him and return him to purgatory.