South England, 1894: In the town of Plymouth, the body of recently buried Sir William disappears under strange circumstances. Sir William was investigated several times during his life, and legends about his bloody crimes live on among the townspeople. Even after his death, a series of murders has left police helpless as the town is thrown into a state of panic and fear. A young, ordinary thief named Timothy gets unwittingly involved in these events. He dreams of getting to America to start a new life. But a mysterious destiny will soon make him realize how winding its paths can be.