Vogel is a spy for the Teutonic Order, rulers of the city of Rittershafen, who spends his time chasing down villains and indulging his love of good beer.
Life is good and uncomplicated.
Until heís dragged before the Bishop of Rittershafen and the Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and tasked with hunting down the murderer of two of the Churchís priests and witch hunters. But the supernatural may be involved, so the clergy are going provide him with the necessary muscle to deal with it.
Enter Stefan von Stern, a Teutonic Knight and divinely-aided-arsekicker built like a brick cowshed.
Heís Vogelís babysitter on this job. Together, the duo storm through the city of Rittershafen rubbing shoulders with vicious underworld villains, deadly monks and scary sorcerers until they come face to face with the nightmarish power of sorcery. By the end, Vogel is going to meet strange and powerful new people, but most of all, he is going to have the adventure of his life.