In the time when the Black Plague still existed, there once lived four best friends who were sent far away by their parents to protect them. With the help from their newly gained friend Aubrey Ashdown, and his horse and cart, the five set off to York in England to stay. When they got there, it wasn't quite as the happy city they had all suspected: It turned out that the deadly disease didn't only exist in Norwich, but was spread out everywhere. Would Cyra, Zenobee, Wynter, Robyn, and Aubrey be able to survive? or not?