The Red Spectrum of Rage is the lifeblood of the Red Lanterns and it is dying, poisoned by one of their own. Atrocitus, the creator of the Red Lanterns, is haunted by his past. One of his creations, the powerful Red Lantern Abysmus, has been freed from his imprisonment and intends to destroy not only the Red Lanterns, but all life. In the chaos of their dying planet, Atrocitus must also face a civil war led by his right hand Bleez. Did Bleez free Abysmus in an effort to topple Atrocitus? Is the new human Red Lantern Jack Moore the key to stopping Abysmus and restoring the Red Spectrum of Rage?