Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by Inquisition soldiers and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.Story:
1349. The plague ravages the Kingdom of France. Amicia and her younger brother Hugo are pursued by the Inquisition through villages devastated by the disease. On their way, they will have to join forces with other children, and evade swarms of rats using fire and light. Aided only by the link that binds their fates together, they will face untold horrors in their struggle to survive.As
their adventure begins… the time of innocence ends.Characters:
- Amicia De Rune: At just 15 years old, Amicia is already a strong woman, independent and physical, trained by her father in the art of hunting. She has had little contact with her brother while they were growing up, but soon their bond will be keeping them alive.
- Hugo De Rune: The younger Hugo is a frail child of just five years, afflicted with an unknown disease that has kept him locked in his room for much of his lonely childhood. He has little knowledge of the outside world but prefers even its dangers to his previous confinement.
- The Inquisition: As war and sickness engulf 14th century France, the Inquisition pursue the De Rune children for unknown reasons, out to capture their younger targets. Lacking the strength to defeat fully-grown knights, Amicia and Hugo will require guile and stealth to escape.
- The Rats: Rats swarm in uninterrupted waves throughout the territory of France. In the plague-ridden villages, countryside, and battlefields, this uncontrollable and voracious mass advances relentlessly devouring everything in their path. Only the light of the flame seems to slow down this swarming menace.