It's a parent's worst nightmare, a kidnapped child. Paul (Brian Dennehy) and Anne Hobart watch their television screen in disbelief as their only daughter reads a prepared statement, saying that she is a prisoner-of-war. Karin Hobart is being used as a pawn between a terrorist group and the government that has arrested their comrades. The terrorists promise that she and her fellow captives will be executed if their demands are not met. As the terrorists' deadline approaches, Paul Hobart becomes desperate to rescue Karin. When he receives word from the State Department that the United States will not interfere, Paul takes matters into his own hands. Securing the information that helps him locate his daughter, Paul plans his assault; refusing to become a hostage of terror.