Jacques is dead, burned at the stake for sorcery by terrified
villagers. The truth, however, is that Jacques never existed, and was
merely the reincarnation of all-powerful Icelandic sorcerer Grimu.
His soul, freed at the moment of his second death, has possessed the
local magistrate, and his thirst for vengeance makes him commit
terrible deeds. The island’s authorities are after him, though, and
far worse than that: God himself has turned his eye towards the man
who defies him …