Red Patterson is a TV psychiatrist, a video force, and a famous healer. His newest patient, Curtis Newns, is an artist with a damaged soul. Red is so intrigued by Curtis that he seeks to separate the artist and his wife and claim Curtis' creative talent as his own. He decides to hold troubled, talented Curtis in his desert estate, where the macabre secrets of Red's life are waiting to be unearthed.
Set in the San Francisco Bay Area and the California desert, this is a story of love pitted against corruption—the essential battle of our time.