Plague has arrived in 14th century England.The lives of 3 young friends will be changed forever. For Matty, son of Joseph the cutler, a journey begins. He visits new places, learns more about the wider world and experiences adventures, love and sorrows. But Matty's fate is tied to those of his friends; and one holds a secret that drives thoughts of murder and betrayal. For the 3 friends a final reckoning awaits.