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In 303AD, the Roman Emperor, Diocletian, began his anti-Christian campaign. Diocletian ordered Christians to participate in the imperial cults, killing anyone who refused. Many eastern Christians fled to the Western Empire where Christianity continued unabated.
Elyria, a young, Celtic healer from the alpine region near the municipum of Juvavum in the Roman province ofNoricum, becomes involved in hiding a group of Alexandrian Christians. When someone murders a member of the group at the entrance to the saltmines, Elyriabecomes involved in the search for the killer. She discovers who exactly she helped to hide, thwarting the will of a living god. In order to do what she believes to be right, she must trust strangers that could ultimately end her life.