1941. The Dahlonega Rebels, one of the top teams in the Dixie football league, are on a course to meet their arch rivals the Roanoke Skippers in the championship game.
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But then, inexplicably, the Baton Rogue Gators, perennial league losers, start to win.
Now the Gators, owned by scheming Bull Fannin, are on a roll, knocking off opponents one by one.
But there's something strange about the Gators. Something frightening.
Why are they so focused? Why are their faces so white, and lacking in expression?
And why don't they bleed?
Jake Corbin, known as the the "Iceman" by his team mates, is the quarterback and player-coach of the Rebels. He's looking for answers.
But what he uncovers is a nightmare of evil perpetuated by two feuding gangsters that threatens to destroy them all.
Now Jake must stop the evil before it's too late.
But first he has to survive the "Comeback".