Lord Harrington has invited his company board members to the Opera in the town of Valletta on the Island of Malta, accompanied by his A night at the Opera house in Valleta, on the Island of Malta, Lord Harrington's board members are expecting him to announce his private shipping is going public, giving them more power and individual wealth. However he announces the company is closing forcing them out of work, leaving them very angry. That night as Lord Harrington travels in a horse drawn cab with his daughter Elizabeth and his heir Callum they are attacked and hunted by a supernaturally large wolf-like animal; Lord Harrington attacks it believing he is saving Elizabeth and Callum who barely escape with their lives. At Lord Harrington's will reading he accuses his board of plotting to murder him and that quite possibly that person is a werewolf. Elizabeth is sceptical but cancels the ferries off the island, no one can leave until after the weekend - during the cycle of the full moon. ...