Dacia fourth century BCE. Daos has it all figured out. The gods have granted him a special fate that only few young men achieve. His sacrifice will bring honour to his family and fulfil the prayers of his people. Destiny has something else in store for him, though. As he struggles to make sense of the frightening changes taking over him, all that he has once believed in tumbles upside down, and no one is safe anymore. A whirlwind of fateful events makes him question everything about himself, including his sanity. In the wake of the storm that shakes his life off track, a chilling realisation dawns on him. Was he born a monster?