The book take place during the 16th century during The Salem Witch Trials. The event between Violet and Hans took place in Massachusetts. On May 13 1691. The Salem Witch Hunt was the deadliest witch hunt in the history of colonial North America. More than 200 accused,19 found guilty/and executed by hanging. Violet and Hans were two of the nineteen that were hung. During the Colonial America's mass hysteria. Violet and Hans are two people who are victims to dogmatic beliefs. Both of them fall in love deeply unto their deaths. It’s a book on converting people to beliefs, so uncanny. It’s not religious. Its fictitious. Two people against an unruly people. So both Violet and Hans are eventually label and punish for something that is beyond human comprehension. Which led to an event that has made its mark in history. (The Salem Witch Hunt Trials Feb1692 - May 1693).