As Henry Teague meets a stranger named Paul, who offers him a shot at a career, the story of The Stranger begins. Henry is collaborating with Mark on a straightforward criminal-dropping task for this job. Detective Rylett and her staff are looking into Henry in the meantime. Henry is revealed to be the main suspect in the investigation as it progresses, and Mark has been tasked with getting close to him. Is Henry really as dangerous as they think he is, or is he just a target to get the case over with?