Leipzig, January 1920. Paul Stainer, a police officer, returns home from a POW camp. Germany is stumbling through the chaos of the post-war years; nothing is as it once was. At night, Stainer is often plagued by the memories of the horrors he faced in the trenches. Then a sensational case forces the detective to focus on the present.
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