The DGSE is unsettled when an article about Malotru’s death in Ukraine gets published. They open an investigation to find out how the Intel got out. The Bureau’s director, JJA, has to handle his secret agents following this leak: César, in Russia, and Mille Sabord, a new agent posted in the Middle East, are particularly upset. This whole business awakens a bunch of demons from JJA’s past. After being contacted by a powerful sheikh from a tribe in Sinai, Marie-Jeanne, an agent handler based in Cairo, is forced to work with a disturbing spy from the Egyptian secret services.