The incidents of the novel are based on the civil was that took place in Baghdad.
The narrator, Alaa Al Bably, write the novel using the first noun. Then, he discusses his writing style the reader, posing some questions that confused him along a strange and dangerous experiment.
The narrator gets to know a woman, who introduced herself as Rawaa Al Attar. He was impressed by three characteristics of her personality. After few encounters, she disappeared, and his trails find her were in vain till someone called Abu Ghassan told him about the women called Naheda Haddad who has disappeared after he has been impressed by three characteristics of her personality, including her eyes that Alaa also liked. Alaa thought that it is a trick played by Rawaa to make fun of him. However, Abu Ghassan told him that the same thing happened to a lawyer called Bahgat, who knows the women by the name Odette Benjamin.
The narrator`s investigations showed that the women`s victims are six men and a woman. Four of them are mysteriously killed, and two of them assumed that she is her twin sister Nawafil and that Rawaa is murdered. Alla will remain in doubt of the identity of the dead body. His fear will increase when two persons visit him (a man and a woman) in his flat, calming that they represent an unofficial authority to investigate for the sake of an official authority (that they did not name), regarding the murders that took place and they start to ask him ambiguous questions.