Dans l'Angleterre Victorienne, Sir Hugo Cunningham va tenter de capturer son asphyx, une créature mythique qui s'amène au moment de notre mort, lui assurant l'immortalité. Rien ne sera facile. In Victorian England, Sir Hugo Cunningham will try to capture his asphyx, a mythological grim reaper that comes for every individual at the moment of his death, thus giving him immortality. Things don't go as planned.