Back from an Uruzgan mission, Heleen's old buddy Martijn urgently seeks contact with her. But before he can tell what he discovered in Afghanistan, the barracks are bombarded.
AIVD head Liesbeth Donker pressures Rogier Lankhorst to expose his former colleagues of Zorgvliet's secret team, when the team is still investigating the events which took place in Afghanistan.
Riots between a group of moslims and a group of extreme rightwinged result in a horrible incidents against veiled women.
By infiltrating both groups, the deadline team tries to prevent new incidents.
During a flight to Amsterdam, Edwin discovers he is on a plane full of members of a Christian sect. They celebrate the "end time" and want to crash in sinful Amsterdam. Edwin experiences the most worrying moments of his life when he, along with the Deadline team on the ground, do everything to prevent this catastrophe.
While an escaped psychopath is stalking Máxima, her security is seriously endangered by a conflict between the AIVD and the house of royals.
All of a sudden people on the street fall to the ground unconsciously. A biker falls from his bike and a fisherman drowns. The dealine team finds evidence that suggests an attempt assassination with a nerve gas. They start the hunt for the terrorist.
From several sources it appears an assignation is being planned at the Auschwitz memorial. Through Dhalia and the Mossad the deadline team is put on the track of an old acquaintance.