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In 1943, the scientific-investigation division of the Third Reich ordered the assassination of one of its researchers. Then they concealed all traces of his work. Why?
Now, it is emerging that some witnesses to this disturbing affair have survived. A strange young woman has appeared to pay her respects at the murdered scientist’s grave. And the scientist’s discoveries haven’t completely disappeared either…
In the course of his career, covering wars and criminal affairs around the world, reporter Sébastian Raives has come to believe that mankind is one of nature’s mistakes. At the moment, this jaded investigative journalist is digging into the affairs of Waxon, a powerful multinational. Through its humanitarian third-world projects, Waxon presents itself as a model of ecological responsibility. But Sébastien is intrigued by the magnetic, mysterious India Allen, chief of security at Waxon, who seems to have a personal agenda that’s strangely at odds with her position. Why did she ask an engineer to teach her how to blow up a chemical factory with maximal damage? What sadistic impulses allow her to rejoice at the deaths of thousands? And where does she get her infallible instinct for tracking down her prey?