One evening in 1853 of Galway, Ireland, the pleasant aroma of light rain on soil is tainted by something foul. A scent which burns the senses and forebodes of a presence far more sinister than death itself.
Will you take a stroll with me into the Čachtice Castle? I hear that Countess Báthory lives here. I wouldn’t take off your coat … it wouldn’t be safe to stay here for too long, what with the rumours and all.
Beginning with Luigi Galvani himself, this episode of Mania treads down a winding corridor that explores the same events which inspired Mary Shelley’s The Modern Prometheus, also known as Frankenstein, and digs at the heart of the dark realities behind the gory moments of Galvanic reanimation.