Detective First Grade Tony Sattill, of the NYPD, is assigned the gruesome ritualistic murders, dubbed the "Handyman Murders." Tony is asked to dig into the past of Detective Elija Washington. He uncovers uncommonly large cash flows in Elija's past. While at the shooting range, Tony meets his lover from a different lifetime, Margaret Myers. They begin to re-examine their relationship; a relationship that will destroy his long-standing affair with Connie Wilhaus. Tony, the investigator, is now the investigated. Lab tests reveal links between the two murders and a major inconsistency. It's time for the protection of his lawyer, Jimmy Ranck. SIU detectives are convinced Tony is the Handyman. Various DNA sources complicate the journey to truth. Tony decides to leave Connie. Margaret becomes a victim of the Handyman. The SIU detectives are right behind him and arrest Tony, as the Handyman. Tony's world is about to crash in on him. Jimmy deconstructs and reconstructs all the minutia of the Handyman murders as Margaret clings to life. To build Tony's defense, Jimmy approaches innocence from the side of guilt. At the summer house, Tony lifeless body is dispatched to the ocean.