Dåådh's world has been shaken to its foundations. His friend Freund has disappeared and Dåådh's worst enemy has taken the deathly ill chief constable's place. Through his knowledge of medicine his courage and his ability to see patterns in seemingly unrelated events Dåådh succeeds in turning the situation around and even uncovers a crime ring with connections to the highest levels of society. But suddenly he is harshly confronted by his own past and is forced to bargain with those in power in order to save his life. This experience causes him for the first time to seriously question his future as an officer of the law.