During the winter of 1692, when the young girls of Salem suddenly find themselves subject to fits of screaming and strange visions, some believe that they have seen the devil and are the victims of witches.
"During a long winter, one after another of ten young girls began having "visions" -- seeing the Devil and thrashing about in wild outbursts and convulsions. After a cursory investigation, the town elders quickly concluded that these "poor possessed children" were under a dreaded, evil influence... Witches! (from flyleaf)