Six months after firefighter John Finney fought his way out of a burning Seattle warehouse to get help, no one remembers him giving the directions that pinpointed his partner's position inside. No one can remember anything about Finney except that he left his friend to die. But Finney doesn't believe the fire was an accident. And he doesn't believe the campaign against him is one either. Trying to reconstruct the events from that tragic day, Finney uncovers suspicious actions by men at the scene. With only one person on his sidea female firefighter who is herself an outcast in the departmentFinney begins to piece together an astounding conspiracy that will turn friends into suspects and every man inside the department into a potentially deadly enemy. And the most horrific fire is yet to burn.