A group of nine appear out of nowhere insisting that life has a moral code and that Lou must abide by, as promised. But Lou does not remember ever having made such a promise. Nonetheless, he is haunted by appearances of strangers and nightmares that drive him near insanity. He is a young attorney striving for a successful career and has landed a dream job in a well-known firm. Clearly these strangers are mistaking him for someone else and while his new career needs his full focus and his family wants his attention, the strangers keep showing up at inconvenient times and in varying forms, pushy, demanding and persistent.