The Inferno, full summary pulled together.
Outside the city walls of Acre, Dante finds himself traveling in a dark forest. For him, the clear path has been lost, and only visions of slaughter and war can be seen clearly. The Bishop’s promises were nothing but empty lies; words spoken without the authority of God. Lost in the madness, Dante’s passions consume him as he gives in to the darkness.
Now, at the crossroads of this world and the next, only Dante’s love for his Beatrice keeps him moving forward. The darkness, however, is not done with Dante and has taken his love where no living man may go. Dante is now faced with the impossible task of reclaiming his love from the furthest reaches of Hell itself. With the help of a poet, Virgil, and the fire in his heart, Dante begins his descent…