After learning that an Iranian scientist is in the process of developing nuclear weapons on Iranian soil, all-but-forgotten spymaster Stewart Banquo initiates a rogue special operation. With the assistance of his most trusted agent, Robert Wallets, Banquo recruits Peter Johnson, a dissolute, morally bankrupt liberal news journalist, to travel to Iran. Johnson poses as a sympathetic reporter writing a piece on the country's nuclear facilities. His mission: to kill the scientist.
Jung and Freud join forces to redeem a young woman from madness in a story of love, betrayal, and the mysteries of the human psyche that blends the eroticism at the core of psychoanalysis with the speculations of ancient history.