Season 1, Episode 1 – The Bone Orchard
Mythological gods muster forces to prepare for war with modern-day deities. In the Series Premiere, Shadow Moon gets early release from prison and meets Mr. Wednesday, who recruites him to be his bodyguard.
A war is brewing between old and new gods: the traditional gods of biblical and mythological roots from around the world steadily losing believers to an upstart pantheon of gods reflecting society’s modern worship of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs. Shadow Moon, is an ex-con who finds himself traveling partner to Mr. Wednesday, a notorious conman on a cross-country mission for the old gods to gather those that remain in preparation to battle the new deities.
Based on Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.