1810 England, the height of the Napoleonic wars. It was thought that humans walked the path of enlightenment leaving monsters and dark things behind. However, those monsters and night stalkers merely hide in the darkness, as a young maid, Bernadette, soon finds out.
@Myung: Borders and territory mean something different to Angela. As for Bernadette, she doesn't know the soldiers personally and the fact that her nation could lose and war itself something beyond her, in her mind. Wellesley dying? That's something she understands.