A devil haunts the midnight crossroads, and musicians are its prey! There's a devil out on the bayou. Something stalking bluesmen through the swamps of Mississippi, offering them talent beyond imagining, worlds at their feet in exchange for their souls! When Alice asks the Doctor if they can visit one of her mother's musical heroes, she's initially disappointed. Is Jones, a forgettable singer whose talent seems to be that of disappearing in a crowded room, really the colossal talent who brought passion, creativity and meaning to her mother's life? And what does he have to do with the nightmarish deals taking place in the dead of night?