Wang is a miserable noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. Feeling neglected, Wang's wife secretly goes out with Li one of his employees. Li reluctantly keeps a gun his lover bought for killing her husband and together they plot his demise. However, not a single move they make escapes the boss's notice, and he decides to bribe patrol officer Zhang to kill the illicit couple. It looks like a perfect plan: the affair will come to a cruel but satisfying end... or so he thinks. The equally wicked Zhang has an agenda of his own that, will lead to even more violence and bloodshed.