by Cora Buhlert
Germany in the Middles Ages: Executioner Ulrich finds his workload doubled, when he is ordered him to hang Anna, a thief caught stealing during an execution. Ulrich feels sorry for Anna, but orders are orders. So he leads her to the hanging tree. But as he places the noose around her neck, Ulrich finds that she touches his heart like no one before her. But how can he save Anna from the gallows?