Marcel Paroo (Pierre Bokma)is a charming, newly separated politician in a medium-sized city. He uses the young regional television journalist Nikki (Kim van Kooten)to regain the custody of his children. After a short relationship she finds out that Paroo is threatening his ex-wife and is mistreating his children. She ends the relation. The politician does not accept this and attacks her. Nikki's situation is becoming increasingly dangerous and she asks help of lawyer Elles (Johanna ter Steege). Elles wants to reveal the truth about the sudden tragic death of Paroo's ex-wife.