It bothered Laurence Roman to see people dying too soon, young fathers, small girls. Joe Carpenter, teaching at a seminary, went through a box of old papers and found Jacob Weaver's journal that said... More > a renegade angel of death was responsible. Joe called Roman.
Roman didn’t buy the story but when he got called in to baptize Randy King who was only six and who died a day later, things started to pull him in.
Joe Carpenter was killed weeks later caught in a random drugstore robbery and to write a note for Roman to go see Karl Morgen, an old German theologian. He had lectured in Berlin right after the war. He had a name for the Angel of Death – Sayrtan.
Morgan’s wife, Gretchen when she was 12 had followed the career of Irma Grese, a female Nazi guard at Belsen. Gretchen told Roman, “That is an angel of death.
Morgen told Roman they should go see Rabbi Katz in Harrisburg. Katz told Roman, of course there is an Angel of Death.
Katz said, “And right now he is circling you.”< Less