1349. The plague ravages the Kingdom of France. Amicia and her younger brother Hugo are pursued by the Inquisition through villages devastated by the disease. On your journey, you will need to join forces with other orphans and evade supernatural swarms of rats using re and light. Aided only by the link that binds the orphan's fates together, you will face the darkest days of history in a desperate struggle for survival.
Not everything is against you. The shadows offer hidden safety from the relentless pursuit of the Inquisition, and the swarms of rats within are just as deadly to your foes. Cooperate with other orphans to enact devilish plans straight from the minds of children, tricking your foes into destroying each other while you escape to safety. Your trusty slingshot, your wits, and the few friends you meet on the way o er the only assistance you can truly rely on.
Adventure begins... and the time of innocence ends.