Geoffrey Penshaft has a gift. With perfect memory and no small amount of luck, he talks his way into a law degree, and a job in the Federal Court. Alex is a journalist, with big plans for his amazing friend Geoff: a seat on the Federal Court bench. But when Penshaft meets Melanie, a judge’s beautiful young niece, his life is turned upside down. Between Alex’s Machiavellian scheming, and Melanie’s erratic behaviour, Penshaft’s life begins spinning off into entirely unexpected directions...