Archer Coe is a performing hypnotist with the stage name The Minds Arrow. When his nightly shows are over, he moonlights as a special consultant for the rich and powerful. His latest client is a woman who claims to know him but whom he swears hes never met. Things take a strange turn for the worse when her husband ends up dead, and police suspect Archer of not just killing him, but also of being a sinister killer nicknamed The Zipper. Archer has no memory of any of this, but its making him doubt whether or not hes got blood on his hands. Could the master of other peoples minds be losing his own?