Spin doctor Simon Kapita witnesses an assassination that throws politics into turmoil and triggers a ruthless race for power. President Marjorie's wife sparks a diplomatic scandal in the Middle East.
After a betrayal, Alain Marjorie is forced to form a new government. Simon's ex-wife Apolline leaves Paris for Lebanon, where she's investigating a corruption case to which Clemence is closely linked.
Apolline is kidnapped in Lebanon. Kapita and Marjorie try to thwart the opposition's attacks. Advised by Ludovic Desmeuze, Anne-Marie Carrere uses the most ruthless means possible to shake her rivals.
Kapita grows more and more disillusioned by the manoeuvrings of power. Trapped in a devastating personal and political earthquake, Marjorie seeks the resources to ensure his political survival.
Heads are rolling in government as much as in opposition after the revelations resulting from Apolline's investigation. Anne-Marie annihilates her principal rival, and the country faces a new threat.
Determined to fight for his re-election and convinced that he will be able to regain control, Marjorie does not hesitate to take risks by holding a vital referendum, but he could lose everything...