When a prominent Toronto lawyer is murdered on a foggy night in Bannerman Park, the entire city of St. John's is shaken. The crime is quickly pinned on Tom Fitzgerald, a down and out drinker with a troubled past. To the envy of the St. John's criminal defence bar, David Hall, a junior associate eventually ends up as the lead counsel on the most important criminal trail of the year. David's determined efforts bring this case to its startling conclusion and reveals that his own life is in danger. Undeterred, David follows the trail of a killer whose true identity will shock the community to its core.