Thirty-nine years have passed, since perhaps the worlds smallest, and most obscure revolution. Played out below the ruins of Poenari, in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, the Tepes family not only battled for their freedom, but the survival of their race. That singular conflict shaped not only the destiny of a family, but also a nation, and the entire world. Estranged from their family, Nicholas Tepe's sons, Alex and Ştefan, have turned away from their family, their beliefs, and even the bonds of brotherhood. In these times of isolation, the storms of the darkest season arise.