Detective Constable Marcus Farrow identifies a dead body from a seemingly forgotten case, unaware of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. Soon after, Farrow is frames for the murder of his ex-wife and youngest son. It seems his fate is sealed, but desperate to be reunited with his eldest son, Farrow does everything he can to get to the truth.
Straight out of medical school, a young doctor is sent to a remote village in the middle of nowhere to run a small hospital. The young doctor soon discovers that the realities of his profession bear no resemblance to his training and learns that textbooks are no help to him now...
The hospital learns that the Zemstvo is coming for an inspection, sending the young doctor and Pelageya into a panic as they fear the discovery of a morphine shortfall.