Irish-American, Dr Gus McWilliams returns home to the North of Ireland with the objective of finding a kidney donor for his ill son. His search for relatives leads him to the village of Rostrevor where he uncovers a mysterious crime committed in the last century against his ancestors. The solution to the mystery will provide him with the answer to his search. He discovers the diabolic dabblings of a 19th century rogue scientist called Diogenes who has discovered the secrets of human cloning. As Gus’ quest heats up, he attracts the interest of sinister elements from the more recent past. The battle which ensues embroils him in a labyrinthine struggle with a network which drives him to the end of his tether in the aftermath of 9/11.