1862, Dundee, Scotland. Detective Sergeant George Watters is dispatched to investigate the fire at businessman Matthew Beaumont’s mill.
George soon realizes that this isn’t the first time the property has been targeted. When a guy is discovered dead in the hold of a trading ship, George uncovers a horrifying link between Beaumont and international powers that are threatening the country’s very existence.
George tries to figure out what’s going on, but the clues are few and far between. What ties the mysterious Beaumont to the murder and odd happenings at the Dundee shipyard?