Nelle, The Witch of Cruysem

Cruysem, 1634

Nelle De Vos has lived with her aunt Clara since her birth in a mud house on the edge of the Hollebeek forest. They manage to make ends meet, even though the country is withered, darting around every time, roaming robber gangs and the plague, which blows across Flanders like a hot, murderous wind, is becoming more and more casual. It seems like the devil is involved. In the village the gossip increases and Aunt Clara, whose father had the name of being a wizard, is increasingly being pointed out …