A brutal killing machine, Merec murders for sheer pleasure. But before he snuffs out his victims' lives, he plays with them, forcing them to reveal their basest nature. All bets are off, though, when he meets Sarah, an enigmatic woman who confounds Merec's cynical expectations by offering her own life in exchange for another's.
Fascinated by her refusal, Merec takes Sarah hostage and begins a barbarous battle of wills that will horrify and mesmerize a bloodthirsty nation and its media -- a twisted cat-and-mouse game, transforming the boundaries between killer and captive as it races toward an explosive end. And only one will survive......Continua