Vera Lanz is Chief Inspector of Munich’s Homicide Dept. She’s a deeply compassionate woman who’s always reserved in her dealings with suspects. Her team can count on her to weather every storm and get to the bottom of even the most monstrous crime. Vera is a positive, life-loving, attractive woman with a busy private life and a lover. But she also has a dark secret: she wants to clear up the death of her husband, a fellow cop who was shot on duty. It’s a mission that often spills over into her work.