Janette is an adorable, neurotic, highly moral and desperately shy American woman who has moved to Paris to escape from a traumatic past and an abusive mother. A chance encounter leads her into the arms of Gerald, a handsome, charismatic, and self-destructive man, who has a controversial influence on her. Gerald leads God-fearing Janette down an insane pathway which results in her almost prostituting herself. Janette struggles against Gerald when he asks her to do things well beyond her imagination, actions her morality would never accept. Will Janette find the resources to outplay the vile forces of an entire universe, larking in the mob-infested corners of the City of Lights as well as the dark places of her mind, to devore her integrity?