Various European countries are undergoing a velvet revolution. It appears as if they are orchestrated by a single directive. At this time in Moscow, as a result of improbable circumstances, an American reporter named John Payne (Eric Roberts) becomes a very famous journalist. His analytical forecasts regarding changes in Russian politics and economics come to fruition with amazing accuracy. An impression arises that John has a gift of foreseeing the future. However, a secret behind his rapid career growth attracts a sophisticated plan of cruelty.