William Craig, a workaholic research chemist hungry for recognition believes he has a significant discovery. More successful than he knows, he is the focus of a diabolical scheme to rob him of success and his family. His family is murdered. His investigations in his despair find huge errors in a large project similar to his. He pursues the clues and discovers his supervisors and a co-worker want to steal the patent for his invention for themenough to commit murder. A beautiful colleague and an old friend help him uncover the plot and bring the criminals to justice.