Theology sometimes can be very difficult to study, but it even becomes worse, when a student possesses a bad attitude about the subject! So what is Professor Ira Pointer to do, when he is assigned to teach a private study with a young man who has a rotten attitude about it, and the subject, as assigned by his advisor, is a view of prophecy that the student is very militant to defend. Such is the problem that Ira meets --- a study with a recalcitrant student to teach him the problems with dispensationalism, lest he graduate from seminary and tear a church or two apart over the subject, just because he has a rotten attitude. But then in the process of the course, the young man becomes a mystery, as Ira is kidnapped, beaten, stalked and threatened by someone, and he doesn't even know who his assailant is. Could it be that very student he is trying to teach is his tormentor? Why would someone carry such a vendetta against Ira? Thus is takes all the energy and thoughts of both Ira and his friend Dink to seek to solve this mystery, and when they do, they are totally shocked as to who was behind it all!