Carole enjoys a tranquil life in rural France, where she teaches English. However, her world crumbles when she learns that her son, Martin, conducting research for his Ph.D. in Indonesia, has been arrested in Borneo on drug trafficking charges with a potential death sentence looming. Convinced of his innocence, Carole discovers that Martin is, in fact, a crucial witness to crimes committed by powerful palm oil producers and their influential international backers. His testimony could unveil their horrifying atrocities. In a bid to save her son and expose the hidden truths of the palm oil industry, Carole journeys to Indonesia to confront the formidable lobbies that champion the deceptive cause of “biofuels”. She soon realizes that to rescue Martin she has to unmask the forces endangering the environment and human lives alike.