In early 2015, the trial for the murder of Anne-Sophie Sérisé, an executive assistant killed by her boss, begins. Jean, one of her former colleagues, follows the trial and remembers the years that have gone by. For a long time he had been rubbing shoulders with a world of young artists, intellectuals, YouTubers, web and new technology business leaders and creators beautiful people who used to meet in a few very private salons.
In 2013, he led two of his colleagues, Aurore and Arnaud, in an investigation into a company merger which catapulted the wealth of M, a man who has since become Deputy Secretary to the French government, and that of his strange special adviser, Pierre- Alexandre Ben Bella.
Did they disturb powerful interests? A few days into the trial, a detail clears the main suspect and the indictment collapses. Should M’s past be dig into to find the truth?