Tangier, 2013. The new port of Tangier-Med has become the point of entry for a lucrative trade in fake pharmaceuticals from China. Meanwhile, Tangier has filled with thousands of sub-Saharan migrants, desperate to get to Europe by any means possible. When detective Karim Belkacem arrives in search of a missing colleague he finds the city a hotbed of traffickers and informants. With no one to turn to, least of all the local police, he calls on his beloved adopted sister Ayesha. The truth is more disturbing than either of them imagined.