Sarah is a young professor struggling to prove herself in a workplace controlled by the charming and manipulative Alan Hawthorne. A renowned scholar and television host, his inappropriate treatment of female colleagues has gone unchallenged for years. And Sarah is his newest target. Then Hawthorne's advances become threatening. One night, Sarah saves a child from a kidnapping; the child's father turns out to be a successful businessman with dangerous connections - and her act of bravery has him in her debt. He gives Sarah a burner phone and an unbelievable offer. A once-in-a-lifetime deal that can make all her problems disappear. All it takes is a 29-second phone call.