A string of beautiful women gruesomely murdered. A cardinal slowly dying from poison in the Vatican. Deranged painter Vali Tesio leaves a trail of brutality across Europe in his quest to draw Jon Vegham from hiding. But just as archeologist Ornella Grazzi finds a mysterious resemblance between the reclusive billionaire who's just hired her and the age-old mummy she's been studying. she receives a call from Maria. the kindly nun who once saved her life: Jon Vegham is not to be trusted! The roots of these feuds and enigmas go back to ancient Rome. and Cassio's struggle against his lifelong enemies.