An anti-establishment professor and his approval-seeking son enter into a heated competition against one another when their roles are suddenly reversed. Rising up through the ranks, Uriel always relied on recognition to fuel his sense of self-worth. His father, on the other hand, always shunned the spotlight. But when his father learns he is about to receive the highest honor rewarded in his field, the older man's vanity is revealed for all to see. Meanwhile, Uriel's intense jealousy drives him to consider the unthinkable.