In the distant part of the Carpathian Mountains, near the border with the Ottoman Empire, there is an old monastery. The monk lives in it, the exiled confessor of Empress Elizabeth, an expert on mysterious powers. A tsarist official comes from St. Petersburg to bring him back to the city. Mission ends with fiasco, the monk refuses. The messenger, along with his servant, stops in a nearby settlement. She meets a beautiful girl there, in which she falls in love at first sight. Soon, the heroes are witnesses of unusual, terrifying events that they can not understand. Villagers disfavor about the revival of ancient Evil - Ghouls are made of graves - Soon, with the help of a monk, they will face an army of undead and save a girl who plays a key role in the plans of the awakened Lord of Darkness.