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.
Yeah, I'm sure most of you saw this coming, but I still hope that it wasn't quite what you were expecting. I wanted to extend the transformation sequence, make it more dramatic and I like transforming sequences, but Rebecca said the readers have most likely seen many such sequences before so we could afford not to spend an extra page on it. I didn't disagree with her.