Attractive, polite and a little shy, Christina seems like many 18-year old girls. But when darkness falls, the demonic power within her betrays its presence. Years ago, Christina’s father unwittingly promised her soul to a disgraced priest. Now, in the mist and rain of the Essex marshes, that priest has created a hideous creature, a homunculus, who waits beneath the ancient stones of Brentford Priory for the virgin sacrifice that will give it life… Illustrated by Michel de St. Ouen.