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.
And so begins chapter 7... You can just tell it doesn't bode well, can't you?
You'll notice the cover page lacks text and Rebecca had this to say about it: the text's presence often limits what can be done artistically (I am getting all art-snooty now!).