In her flat, a woman is found dead. It soon becomes clear to Wallander that there’s been a fight that’s gone out of hand. Traces point to the victim’s ex-boyfriend, the bouncer Fabian. During the investigation however, Pontus realise that his colleague Isabel carries a dark secret from her past – a secret that has a connection to the case. Isabel’s future as a police is all of a sudden at risk, while at the same time her loyalty towards both Pontus and Wallander is put to the ultimate test.