How many meanings can we assign to the word ‘dirty’? Steve Donovan is unexpectedly promoted into a world where the definition is as disparate as the people who use it. Of course his new boss is in peril, but is he any safer? In taking over responsibility for Charlemagne, a team of deadly intelligence operatives, Steve investigates his new team’s motives in the killing of too many people lying in a Chicago morgue. He soon discovers he has entered the game in which all choices are evil and death is always dirty.