Stuck in traffic and talking on the phone in her car, the signal on print journalist Carter Jones. phone is crossed with another and overhears plans to eliminate a controversial author, Joseph Krieger. It's clear that the crossed call came from a car near hers and she sees the caller - who has bright violet eyes. Neither her editor nor the police make much of her story even after Krieger disappears. As she digs into the story she begins to receive threatening phone calls and emails. She eventually finds the man with the violet eyes in the process of eliminating people with a futuristic weapon. Things are not what they seem however.