I’d already found what I was looking for.
She came walking down Niels Finsen’s street with a couple of girl friends. But I only saw her. She smiled, her red lips laughing. She was a beauty, lovely and flawless to behold. But deep in her blue eyes I spotted desire. Lust.
She didn’t notice me but she ought to. I already knew her. Now I had found what I sought. The task ahead was demanding but I had to do it. I owed it to myself. She would be my first move. A sacrifice. A blood oath. The first step in recreation.
The corpse of a young woman is found near the shoulder of a mountain road. The young detective Einar Meyer is put on the case together with a team from the Danish National Police. They are looking for a psychopath, cold as ice.
As the investigation progresses, Einar’s strength wanes and his weaknesses take hold of him.