Lux Bern is not who everyone thinks she is. As her past comes back to haunt her, Lux takes on more responsibility as West Seven Police Department’s newest deputy. When a man named Joshua Fiorello turns up dead, the acting detective rules his death a suicide. Lux isn’t so sure, but no one else believes Joshua was murdered. Meanwhile, Lux works with Detective Chike Nwadike to uncover the identity of the notorious drug lord known only as the Serpent. The pressure is on—will Lux rise to the challenge or crumble beneath it?