Jimmy has reached a crossroads in life. After many months of drifting and drinking his way around Europe he finds himself incarcerated in Seven Towers, a notorious hilltop prison, peering into the abyss. Jimmy is now a fully-fledged alien, unable to understand the language and customs of the inmates - shoplifters, drug addicts, murderers and rapists. But what exactly is the nature of Jimmy's offence? And what is the dark secret that haunts his every move?