City of London, trading floor, 2008, in a world of cutthroat deals it takes a unique person to succeed. Single-minded to the point of ruthless, David (Mark Stanley) is this person. But beyond the aura of success lies a secret. There are layers to David...once chipped away, what lies behind the facade? As David climbs the corporate ladder, the past threatens to rise up and engulf him. As he struggles, a woman comes into his life. There have been many, but Vanessa is different - she matters. David's desperate to hold on to her, while she believes in a future for them. But can David keep the secret of his past at bay?