London 1973, a right wing elite group moves closer to gaining power over the population. They call themselves the Nero Club. After the murder of a member of the club, Francis Bolton, Charlie a police detective and her partner starts an investigation to further understand the dark forces behind the murder. An anonymous informant provides her with sensitive information relating to the Nero Club. Charlie starts a dangerous chess game in a murky world where nothing appears as it is. As pieces move round the table, the true motive of her opponents reveal themselves. She must stand up for what she believes is right, to face an evil force for the greater good.