Bishop Renaud is on his way to Rome to give cardinal N'Kasa a report on the secret organization Ares. But the heads of Ares already know about the report and try everything to prevent that the report ever gets to Rome. After Renaud survives a first assassination he asks Lasko for help, who gets his first mission as carrier of the Pugnus Dei ring. Magnus gives Lasko and Gladius the order to bring the bishop and the report save to Rome. As meeting point was the convent Königsstein planed. It doesn't take long for Lasko to realizes that someone in the convent works for Ares and a commando from the organization is already on the way. After a hard fight, Lasko and Gladius can continue their trip to Rome. But at the Italian border they run into danger. Lasko can get rid of the aggressors, but Renaud dies in the hail of bullets. The dying bishop gives the report to Lasko. Now it's on him to get the report about Ares to the cardinal. Meanwhile, Sophia is asking a lot of questions and finds out that her father once was part of the monastic order Pugnus Dei.