Felix Winterberg is the great-great-grandson of the famous Albert Einstein and a recognised physics genius in his own right. Due to a fatal hereditary disease, the brilliant researcher only has a few years left. He wants to make these as work-intensive as possible thanks to various illegal stimulants.
Unfortunately, the police have already arrested him a few times for drug abuse. To avoid the threat of jail, Felix makes a deal with the Bochum homicide squad: As an external consultant, he is supposed to assist the officers in a real drug-related murder case. The investigating inspector Elena Lange (Annika Ernst) is anything but happy...