Léo Woeste is an investigator at the Brussels criminal division. He lives with Kathleen and their son Jack who is five. Day after day, he explores the 'wastelands' of the city. His family allows him to stay grounded. However, the investigation into the murder of a young Congolese man has Léo meet the victim’s sister, a magnetic and determined woman. Between rituals, fascination and old demons, Léo's balance seems threatened more than ever.