Okada is on a business trip to Budapest when he meets enigmatic Misa and her Italian girlfriend, Federica. Inexplicably drawn to Misa, he agrees to accompany the couple to a lavish party in Pest. On arrival, Federica ominously disappears, and Misa and Okada find themselves locked in a penthouse room with ten other guests. They are promised that they will be freed at dawn, providing that they follow the commands given to them by five spectators?
A modern tale of memory, sexual tension and kink, Hirano’s short story runs through the labyrinth it constructs, the narrative twisting, forking, hiding its secrets just around the corner.