Mary discovers not only that their mysterious host is a surgeon intent on reanimating the dead, but also that she's a woman. Banished from a career in medicine because of her sex, Dr.
Victoria Frankenstein has decided to create a manservant devoted to her success in a
misogynistic world. The only thing she needs is a partner. Mary quickly sees the potential to carry on her late mother's feminist work, but agreeing would mean betraying her closest
companions, and becoming an accomplice to murder...