Five men and women have found asylum in a retirement home in Athens, Greece. During their hiding, Markella recounts her struggles with agents of the international capital and the repeated attempts on her life. Another asylum seeker, Professor Polykratis seeks out others within the grounds of the home. These people describe their lives in a harsh society that illuminates the dark side of the Voracious. Meanwhile, the Voracious' American agents are working with the underground creating turmoil throughout central Europe.