Winter, 1936. The small colonial community of Leonardtown, Maryland. The weather is rather harsh this season, and a strange sickness is running rampant throughout the town. The local apothecary, Doctor Herman VanDersoot, has never been busier. Unable to transport his patients to the distant city hospital due to the constant snowfall, he may be the only hope for the residents. Some, however, are beginning to form suspicions about VanDersoot.
No one really knows much about him. He moved to the edge of town and setup shop a few years ago. He lives alone and mostly keeps to himself when he is not working. He doesn’t seem particularly dangerous, but there’s something about his grim smile. Nevertheless, he’s the only apothecary for miles around and people patronize his shop out of necessity. The recent breakout of illnesses are specifically alarming though. Despite being treated by VanDersoot, no one is getting any better… in fact, they are getting worse; some have displayed extremely odd behavior, and some have even died! Could he be behind this?
As a resident of this town, you and a few others have decided to take matters into your own hands and poke around his shop one night. You’re fully aware that he keeps strange hours, and could potentially return at any point, but it’s worth the risk if you can uncover any kind of malpractice on his part. Make quick work of inspecting the small shop and see if you can find any evidence that could point this outbreak back to VanDersoot. Your efforts could save the whole town. But don’t get caught. Who knows what kind of horrors you may face!