...Then legions of mosquitoes rise into the air. They fly over the water surface drawing slow spirals that sway in the breeze. When the wind blows from the east -as it has all week- the mosquitoes invade the town and the locals swat them away in the streets. But this morning, three days before the massacre, the wind finally changed direction. David is a normal ten-year-old boy who lives in the bosom of a happy family in a quiet town by the marshes, until some mysterious nightly bites lead him to undergo changes. All of a sudden, he knows things he shouldn't, horrible things: his father dreams of going to bed with the intern and the husband of his teacher Mercedes is cheating on her. Mercedes is herself hiding a terrible secret from her past and is prepared to do something hideous to protect her future... And suddenly, along with awareness comes hunger. And thirst. An irr ...