This episode begins with a man named WILLIAM DEVEN being kidnapped by a group calling themselves THE WHITE LEGION. The legion are a group willing to make attacks in broad daylight without fear of retaliation. The Legion accuses Deven of conspiring against the group and is killed as his punishment.
Lamont Cranston and Margot arrive in a fishing village where a cult that engages in human sacrifice has set up shop in the home of a rich and slightly senile old woman which is suspected of being behind the death of the preacher who objected to their presence.
It's Christmas Eve, all is serene and quiet in Apartment 3b. Irma is reading and planning a surprise Christmas party for her friends. The surprise is on Irma though as one by one her guests have an excuse not to come.