The wife of one of Slovakia's most prominent businessmen is killed in a public assassination, it looks like the bullets were meant for her husband. Could she have actually been the target? Oto Bogan can't comment. Both he and his son have disappeared without a trace. Commander Jana Matinova must push through her own government's secrecy to discover what connects her murder to a man run down in Paris, a dead Turk with an icepick in his eye, an international network of bank accounts, and a mysterious vagabond girl.