It is the Christmas season in Rome. The streets are strung with resplendent lights and decorations. But it is here that a young woman from Japan has suddenly gone missing – the victim of a kidnapping? Or could it be the prelude to a terrorist plot? The police have stepped up their cordon on organized crime in the region, but to little effect. Amid an entanglement of conflicting beliefs and interests, a young Japanese diplomat by the name of Kuroda (Yuji Oda) finds himself traveling to the picturesque town of Amalfi in southwest Italy in hopes of unraveling the mystery to a local incident.