The halls of Miskatonic University have been home to many accomplished scholars, and Amanda Sharpe was on track to be one of the institution's most talented graduates. However, after seeing a strange painting of an enormous creature emerging from the ocean, her classwork has suffered. Her dreams are overwhelmed by images of a vast submerged city and the sounds of whispers in a language she does not understand. While her studies may have been set aside, she remains bright and dedicated to her work. The difference now is that the work she focuses on is the resolution of occult mysteries.