Will Travers is an intelligence analyst who cracks codes for a living. When Will's world is shattered by an untimely death he begins asking questions, diving into a web of mystery and danger. Not every conspiracy is a theory.
Will Travers discovers a pattern in several crossword puzzles that he thinks is eerily linked to the death of his boss David. As Will delves into the situation further, things become more mysterious while Will decides to take over David's position.
Tom Rhumor's suicide equally confuses both James Wheeler and Katherine Rhumor as they discuss the tragedy. Maggie's ex-husband returns trying to make amends. David's son visits Will at work with yet another clue left by David about the ongoing conspiracy.
Will is reluctantly invited on a business trip to DC, leaving the team alone. Katherine attempts to move out of the house Tom committed suicide in, but in the process finds a voicemail on Tom's cell phone that instructs her to do otherwise.