Millionaire newspaper publisher Victor gets a blackmail note just as Mónica, a reporter, is about to break a Syrian war story that implicates him.
The plot thickens after the extortionists make good on their threats but also throw Victor an unexpected lifeline.
As more people die under mysterious circumstances, Victor's guilt hits a zenith, and his world begins to crumble; protests erupt in Madrid.
Victor confesses everything to Mónica, who begins to have doubts; Detective Conte becomes obsessed with the case.
After Mónica distances herself, Victor takes a gamble with Detective Conte to foil Midas; the protests continue.
At a crossroads, Victor must choose how to proceed, while his family and fortune hang in the balance.