Burning with desire to reunite with sad-eyed Abeer, the love of his life, the sensitive and spontaneous young Syrian, Sam Ali, is willing to risk life and limb to travel to Brussels. As a result, unable to get a visa, Sam Ali impulsively accepts the once-in-a-lifetime offer of the internationally renowned Belgian-American artist, Jeffrey Godefroi, to turn his back into a human canvas. Now, with an intricate and equally magnificent tattoo inked on his back, exiled Ali has gladly become a living, breathing work of art worth millions and a subject of controversy. However, freedom always comes at a price, and Faustian bargains never end well. Was it worth it?