After being kicked out of Dr. Ryan's group, Wes and Travis make a deal with their eccentric new therapist to get them out of counseling for good. But when a run-in with the members of the Special Investigations Section leads Travis to blow his top, the detectives realize that they don't just need to go back to therapy-they need Dr. Ryan. Chastened, the duo offers to tell Dr. Ryan the story of how they ended up in counseling in the first place if she'll take them back.
Flashback a few years. Officer Davis Paek, aka Pac-Man, introduces two detectives who would go on to distinguished careers in the Robbery Homicide Division: Wes Mitchell and Travis Marks. Hoping to return the favor, the detectives throw a couple of arrests their friend's way and before long Pac-Man is being drafted by the SIS, a step up the ladder that would make any officer envious. But everything is not as it seems in the SIS, and when Pac-Man winds up dead, Wes and Travis start down the path that eventually leads to their meltdown.
Now, on the eve of Pac-Man's birthday, Wes and Travis have a chance to bring his killers to justice...if they can first repair the damage from their own falling out. But with a true breakthrough so close, will Wes and Travis be able to confront the feelings that split them apart, or will success, like their friend's killers, prove elusive?ob starts putting pressure on witnesses, Wes and Travis may have to involve Dr. Ryan in order to protect her.