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.
When I first had volume 2 printed, it had a major issue: every page's tone? Colour? was inverted (like what you're seeing for today's page). I thought "That is a sweet visual effect, but I can't have volume 2 like this." Eventually volume 2 was fixed, but I decided to purposefully use the visual effect later on and here we are.