Based on the life of 16th Century German executioner Frantz Schmidt, this story is about one man’s mission to transform from being someone reviled by society to someone who is revered.
Schmidt was born in 1554 in Hof, Germany. His father, Heinrich, became an executioner in a bizarre twist of fate which dishonoured the family name. It would be up to Frantz to finally regain the family honour that he longed for. However, this would prove to be nearly impossible due to circumstances completely out of his control….