In the cold North a medical student embarks on a passionate affair with a respected eye surgeon. Captured under the spell of the charismatic doctor she finds herself drawn deeper and deeper into a web of intrigue and deception. Soon she meets the doctor’s mysterious rival, a handsome German specialist, and becomes embroiled in an obsessive love triangle. From the darkest shadows a secret society works its magic. From the abysmal depths she encounters an ancient and splendid horror. From the corner of her eye she glimpses a being of the grandest evil.