'.I have an orchard in the memory of my infancy where I still stop to meditate, filled with flowers and life in which my vision plays with three colors: the infinite blue of the sky, which gives me the desire to fly, the green of the bushes that invites me to hide inside, and the white of the painted well that calls me to satiate my immense thirst. Why are there goodbyes if they're so short?' When Dr. Rick Marcus, a young psychiatrist, turns for help to an established guru in the profession, his curiosity leads him to his mentor's case tes. and a Pandora's box of neurosis, paraphilia and psychopathology is opened, with tragic results. Specters that should remain well hidden come to haunt Dr. Marcus, and he is forced to ask questions about the distinguished Dr. Holyman: how far did he use his power to dominate a passionate female patient? And did he deliberately seek the dark side, and sink into the mire of supplying evil.?