At the turn of the century, in a remote inn in Upper Provence, a family is violently massacred. The sole survivor of the tragedy is a three-week-old baby. In 1920 S raphin Monge, the orphaned survivor, returns home to avenge the death of his family. But for each murder he plots, another hand silently executes it in his place. He wins the hearts of two women, but then unexpected secrets set in motion a dreadful unveiling of the past . . .