Writer Fernando Vallejo returns to Medellin after an absence of over 30 years. He meets 16-year-old Alexis, the kind of killer who knocks people off on command. The two are immediately attracted to each other and love grows between them. From street to street, church to church, murder to murder, Fernando discovers through Alexis the violence of the city that he had not experienced before. Adapted from the eponym novel by Fernando Vallejo.