Shadowed by a dark past, a father seeks a new life with his three children in the wild Hartz mountains. After a time, he marries a mountain maid named Kristina. At first his new wife is friendly and accommodating. But soon it becomes evident that darker designs are in the wind.
Buried amongst the pages of his gothic novel, The Phantom Ship, this supernatural tale of lupine terror deftly blends many classic elements of horror with chilling aplomb.