Saint-Martin-de-Comminges is a small town nestled in the Pyrenees.
The kind of place where nothing happens. Until the winter morning
when a group of workers discover the headless body of a horse,
hanging suspended from a frozen cliff. Toulouse city copy Servaz
can't believe he's been told to investigate the death of an animal.
But there's something disturbing about the crime he can't ignore.
Then DNA from one of the most notorious inmates of a nearby asylum
is found on the corpse... and a few days later the first murder
takes place. Madness and revenge is stirring in the snowbound
valley, and Servaz must uncover the town's dark secret before the
killer strikes again.