Testifying against a corrupt colleague, police detective Nikolai Andreassen stands up for the line between right and wrong. But when a possible murder in his home town involves his own family, he is faced with a major dilemma.
Nikolai tries to cover up his brother's involvement in the murder case. But Anniken suspects foul play and keeps investigating. Nikolai discovers Lars has not been entirely truthful and that his father also has a link to the case.
Nikolai's double game on duty escalates as he tries to stall Anniken's investigation. But the attempt to tie up loose ends threatens Lars' life. And what has sheriff Bengt done with Ove, the key witness who can name Lars?