St. Petersburg, 1912. The progress of the new century comes, however, human nature does not change with the progress – people deprive each other of their lives, sometimes in the most terrible and incredible ways. Each time, when the metropolitan police, along with all their modern equipment, can not cope with another terrible murder, they call on the help of the 40-year-old Arkady Voskresensky ( Yuri Kolokolnikov), professor of medicine. The cases that
Voskresensky is investigating for eight episodes are the most inexplicable and shocking. But case by case, Voskresensky proves that behind the unthinkable crimes are real killers who cannot hold back the dark sides of their desires.