The First Power is a 1990 American horror film/neo-noir, directed by Robert Resnikoff. It starred Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Griffith, Jeff Kober and Mykelti Williamson.
A sadistic serial killer Patrick Channing (played by Jeff Kober), known by most as the Pentagram Killer, is at large in Los Angeles, killing innocent people as a sacrifice to Satan. His specific MO is engraving a pentagram symbol into the flesh of his victims before killing them.
Detective Russell Logan (played by Lou Diamond Phillips) is determined to bring the Pentagram Killer to justice. He receives an anonymous phone call from a psychic called Tess Seaton (played by Tracy Griffith) who can "sense" where the killer is going to strike next. With time running out for the next victim Logan decides to take Tess on her word. Logan goes on a stakeout and successfully tracks down Channing's lair. During a struggle in which Logan apprehends Channing, Logan receives a severe stab wound to his torso.
Logan manages to...