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.
@artificer urza: lol Sorry about that, what I meant is normally in most things I read, I can kinda map things out. It's very rare when a story doesn't follow the usual patterns for it's type. You hand out a lot of surprises, but I really did forget that she was a kid.