Robert Garin Carlyle never expected his life to take such a dramatic turn. While visiting a friend in Europe, he experiences a violent encounter outside her university. Now, Robert is on the run, trying to prove his innocence and find the true killer.
He becomes a modern day pirate as his life-changing journey forces him into the ports of Liverpool, Dublin, Lisbon, and more. He hides his true identity but runs into some bad business while learning the dark secrets of the shipping trade.
The murder of Samantha Atwater is the reason for everything Robert has done. He must avenge her death and clear his name. However, when surrounded by evil, some of it rubs off. Robert hopes to eventually be the hero, but he might find new motivation to stay in the shadows and sink deeper into darkness.