Old age is expensive - for the individual and the taxpayer. More expensive every year, as life expectancy rise and new drugs appear. Hetman, an ambitious Government Minister, has a 'new deal' to benefit the old and those who have to pay for them.
Can he 'sell' the idea to Harry, a journalist who will then write favourably about it?
How does the journalist test what is really at stake?
Harry meets a supposed expert, Lise, in France. But who is she really and does she have her own agenda?
How will the truth emerge and what happens when Harry finds it?