In Volume 2, Lenore is followed by a creepy looking guy who apparently managed to survive 100 years just for the sole purpose of getting revenge on Lenore for traumatizing him when she woke up on his embalming table. Also, the issue shows images of the guy emptying bodies of their internal organs and embalming them.
The whole background in which the adventures of Lenore and her friends take place. It's a dark, creepy town where few people (if they arepeople) are actually normal. It's an extremely dark, desolate place.