Part 1 of 10. At the height of the election campaign attorney general's chief of staff disappears swithout a trace. Her replacement Elin Hammar is thrown immediately into a web of lies and conspiracies when she tries to find out what happened. At the same time the xenophobic Security Party is moving toward success. In Uddevalla the party's local representative, Annika Nilsson, is preparing for a town-square meeting, despite her son's protests.