"Something evil lurks in those woods."
Malevolence introduces new characters into the series, namely, a ten-year-old boy, Michael. His bike rides into the woods opens a door to a fascinating and beautiful world . . . at first. But it is a world he soon wishes, he never unveiled. The only good thing about the woods is, Saraha girl he meets, around his age, who tries to help him understand the true meaning of the dark side of the woods. Michael begins to have strange visions and violent nightmares, leading his parents to seek help.
The line of help eventually leads to Father Lombardi, who in turn reaches out to his good friend, Dr. Joseph Rickettes. Joseph finds himself dealing with his own recurring nightmare about Andrea which seems to never end. After hearing Michael's account of his dreams, things move fast and the doctor unknowingly opens another portal into the dark world that took his wife's lifea dark and violent world he is not sure he is ready to face again.