A new product from the company Euroil promises to neutralize leaked oil during deep-sea drilling. A research expedition is to investigate this and for Mia Thorsen it is her big chance. But the journey turns into a nightmare when her colleague Henrik disappears without a trace. Was he murdered? Who can Mia trust?
In her science thriller, Rachel Franklin sketches a threatening future scenario about climate change, scarcity of resources and the fight for the black gold. Should the highly risky oil mining in Antarctica, which has been banned for decades, be allowed? The young researcher Mia, PhD student in marine biology, finds herself caught between the fronts of political intrigue, unscrupulous greed for power and money. The future of our world is at stake.