The nations of Europe speak of the possibility of war in hushed whispers. The horrors of modern warfare make all good christian gentleman shudder. Underneath this cloud of anxiety, six men quietly met in a Beefsteak club in London. Their goal was to uncover the plot that would set in motion a war between the Commonwealth and Prussia. Different reasons brought these men together: for some it was patriotism, for others it was black mail or the promise of reward. For all of them the stakes would be high and the price they might pay could be their lives.