As the witch-pyres of the Spanish Inquisition blanket Renaissance
Europe in a moral haze, a young African slave is unwillingly
apprenticed to an ancient necromancer. Her tormentor has bound her
with a curse forged from blood and spirit. But salvation could lie
in arcane writings her tutor has hidden on the war-torn continent
...Jesse Bullington casts his own macabre spell over the late
middle ages in a work that becomes compulsive, amusing and
horrifying in quick succession.