Though this offbeat ghost story/Western hybrid would have benefited from
sharper editing and a director with a surer command of suspense set-ups, it's an interesting variation on two sets of familiar themes. According to the legend of Pelgidium, Evil manifests itself itself in the world every few centuries and seeks its Christian inverse. In 1165 A.D., a satanic entity slaughters a Trigon Indian brave, and that same foul spirit is reincarnated in 1865 to walk the Western frontier in the guise of a Confederate renegade named Blade (Robert McRay). After slaughtering a settler and his son, Blade allows a minion to rape the man's widow, Sarah Jenkins (Denise Crosby). Sa...