Every day the old diplomat Edward Bliechmann sits in his office and solves conflicts around the world. He doesn't need much more than a telephone and Orphelia, his wonderful assistant. It doesn't matter if there are strikes, blackmail, natural disasters or kidnappings - With his unique charm and his gentle finesse Edward solves it all. Today he has to handle a small strike in Lubumbashi. Nothing special. But somehow the whole thing seems to be beyond negotiating.