AS STALIN'S GREAT TERROR BEGINS, A KILLER STRIKES
Moscow, 1936. In a deconsecrated church, a young woman is found dead, her mutilated body displayed on the altar for all to see.
Captain Alexei Korolev of Moscow's Criminal Investigative Division is asked to investigate. Committed to uncovering the truth, he will have to enter the city's underworld and question who he can and cannot trust in a Russia increasingly ruled by fear, hunger, and doubt.