The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hieronymus Falk, a rising star on the cabaret scene, was arrested in a caf and never heard from again. He was twenty years old. He was a German citizen. And he was black.
Fifty years later, Sid, Hieros bandmate and the only witness that day, is going back to Berlin. Persuaded by his old friend Chip, Sid discovers theres more to the journey than he thought when Chip shares a mysterious letter, bringing to the surface secrets buried since Hieros fate was settled.