Professor Kristian Storm worked tirelessly on vaccination programmes protecting children in West Africa. But shortly after his research hit upon a shocking discovery, Storm is found hanged in his office.
His prot+¬g+¬ Marie Skov refuses to believes it was suicide. But Storm's theories were controversial, and his critics powerful. Her only ally is Detective S++ren Marhauge.
Behind the scenes of the cut-throat pharmaceutical industry, Marie and S++ren hunt for the truth. As they themselves come under threat, ever darker revelations await.