In 2005 a Chinook helicopter wearing 16 specific Ops squaddies crashed in the course of a rescue undertaking in a distant a part of Afghanistan, killing every person on board.
In that rapid, computer gunner Caleb Daniels misplaced his ally, Kip Jacoby, and 7 participants of his unit. again within the US, Caleb starts off to determine them everywhere—dead Kip, along with his Alice in Wonderland tattoos, and the remainder of them, their burned our bodies staring at him. yet there's something else haunting Caleb, too—a presence he calls the Black factor, or the Destroyer, a paralyzing horror that Caleb involves think is a demon.
Alone with those apparitions, Caleb considers killing himself. there's a deadly disease of suicide between veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, women and men with post-traumatic rigidity illness who can't focus on usual existence within the aftermath of explosions and carnage. Jennifer Percy reveals herself interested in their tales, eager to understand their reviews and pain.
Her topic, Caleb, has been bringing broken veterans to a Christian exorcism camp in Georgia that offers them deliverance from the conflict. As Percy spends time with those infantrymen and exorcists and their followers—finding their ideals either repellant and magnetic—she enters an international of fanaticism that's alternately terrifying and welcoming.
With a jagged lyricism similar to Michael Herr and Denis Johnson, Demon Camp is the riveting real tale of a veteran with PTSD and an exploration of the battles squaddies face after the warfare is over. Percy’s riveting account forces us to gaze upon the real human results of the conflict on Terror.