In 16th Century Hungary, working for the most powerful women in the country is the hope of any young peasant girl. Zsuzsanna's time has come. Intelligent and independent, she is aware her future lies within the castle walls. Elizabeth Bathory, of quiet disinterest and strength of fortitude, has discovered a secret; a soothing salve to alleviate pain, slow the ravages of age, and quiet the voices. Zsuzsanna’s success could be Elizabeth’s salvation. Based on historical events shrouded in the fortress of the most prolific serial killer in history, enter a world where the fight for survival is common, but an unknowable destiny tests the tenuous grasp of sanity and soul.