Married to a small town priest, Anne feels her life has shrunk in the last 30 years. Finding "The Master" gives you a new sense of power and a desire to live more risky. However, the changes in his life bring with them a significant amount of corpses.
After a year of combating a pandemic with relatively benign symptoms, a frustrated nation finally lets its guard down. This is when the virus spontaneously mutates, giving rise to a mind-altering plague. The streets erupt into violence and depravity, as those infected are driven to enact the most cruel and ghastly things they can think of. Murder, torture, rape and mutilation are only the beginning. A young couple is pushed to the limits of sanity as they try to reunite amid the chaos. The age of civility and order is no more. There is only "The Sadness".