Set in Paris, sometime after the 1967 military coup in Greece. Eleni, together with a group of her friends and fellow political exiles, finds herself working as an extra in a French film: The Horror Train. It is not the first time Eleni has been caught up in a deadly drama, nor is it her first ride on a "horror train." As the director waves his arms, shouting directions and re-shouting the sequence, Eleni΄s mind wanders to her first train ride: "Athens-Piraeus. My first big trip by train. - You΄re Eleni? I΄m Achilles. They don΄t ask which Achilles. One name is enough..."