Bill Hodges in his younger years was a really tough policeman, who was always an example to follow. However, the retired cop still can not forget about that strange series of murders, which remained the only unsolved in the career of the protagonist. Returning to his old job will quench his thirst. However, Brady Hartsfield dreams of quenching his own, who still remembers with anticipation the way he crashed into a crowd of people in a car. The criminal plans another attempt. The most difficult thing in the work of investigators is to understand who is the next victim, because anyone can perish!