Haunting the streets of Teramere are the remnants of a love lost to the aristocracy. The love between Erik Leroux, a poor musician, and the lovely Katrina Laemmle, the daughter of a ruthless industrialist. Little do they know, forces are in play to tear them apart and transform Erik into an undead monster. Now, taking up the mantle of the mythic Spirit of the Shadows, Erik must fight for the life that was taken from him. With love at stake, even death won't stand in his way.