When Tara was younger, she was unknowingly possessed by a grizzly bear. When she finds out her son Angad has a rare disease, The Bear Syndrome, she is rattled. Upon the advice of the local witch that pubescent virgin blood would cure him, Tara purchases Sanj, a 12-year-old girl and gets them married. Angad has been kept locked in a room all his life with no access to the outside world with only a mirror to reflect on. The story revolves around his and Sanj’s journey as they find freedom from matriarchy. The possessed Tara and the Bearlike Angad come to terms with their own demons as Sanj looks into her own mirror of darkness.