Born out of a millennia-old search for immortality, a secret has been passed down through the centuries. In times of plight, a scourge may rise from a single infected soul—the walking dead—and give excuse for righteous men to raze down the unclean… and anyone else in proximity. The Minions of Ka have commanded the undead for thousands of years. Their power has been used to create and destroy empires. In possession of this great power, the Catholic Church has its sights set on the throne of Charles II. An unnamed warrior for hire finds himself caught between the Church and the English Monarchy in one of the greatest conspiracies of all time.