A van leaves a hidden mansion on the outskirts of Raleigh. When it breaks down on a quiet road, a group of masked assailants set upon the driver, leaving him a message:
“Tell them we know.”
Herman is asked to look into the event and stumbles upon what appears to be a weapons trafficking operation. As he dives deeper into the intrigue he finds out that it’s something much, much worse, something that involves some of the state’s most powerful and elite.