The play takes place slightly in the future. John Peterson III, senior partner of a top advertising agency is Chicago, is in merger talks with Steven McCall, a young CEO of a Silicon Valley web tech agency. John feels obsolete and creatively irrelevant. Steven is hungry and arrogant. But both need each other to survive in a rapidly-changing marketplace. Both have secrets. And one of those secrets could have catastrophic effects on events much larger than the proposed merger.