February 1945 : With the war nearly over, the Nazi regime moves their entire cash and gold reserves worth billions, from Berlin to the salt mines of Merkers. But some of the gold never makes it there, and it is never found again.
September 2017 : A fierce national election campaign is being fought out in Germany. Extreme right-wing nationalists, connected to a major election candidate, are terrorising the streets and murdering at will. Somehow, it is all connected to the missing Nazi gold 70 years before.
Captain Sophie Decker of the elite, secretive, and ruthless Department 89 is given an order by the beleaguered Chancellor. Take down the terrorists and find the missing Nazi gold. But someone has their own secret agenda.
German democracy is at stake – and only Department 89 can save it.