Elisabeth and her brother, Edvard, flee over the mountains. Their stepmother’s magic is in hot pursuit. In an attempt to force Elisabeth to return and become a pawn in the witches game of power, Olivia transforms Edvard into a creature of the forest and uses a mind-link she created with Elisabeth to coax the runaway back to her home. Elisabeth succumbs to despair while Edvard seeks help. He encounters an unexpected friend who supports the siblings in their quest to be free of Olivia’s schemes and find their way home on their own terms.