A thriller set in London which centers around a hypo therapist, Dr. Michael Strother, who has a dangerous telepathic gift--he gets flashes from the inside of his patients' minds. While trying to help a police detective stop smoking, he sees, in her mind, an image of a young girl floating below the surface of a stream. Michael, is soon caught up in the detective's pursuit of a ritualistic serial killer who preys on children, believing he has found the secret of immortality. Although the girl has managed to escape from the killer, she has been struck mute by her trauma and the only clues are weird visions trapped in her mind. Only Michael can help release her memories, and provide a clue as to the whereabouts of the killer.