Ex Boxer Tom (James McMartin) is on the ropes. His promising fight career is long over thanks to an eye injury, his marriage is on the rocks and he is broke. When a chance encounter leads to the offer of work as a doorman at a run down nightclub, the jury is out on whether he has taken a step on the road to redemption or finally hit the self-destruct button. He meets volatile head doorman Paul (Paul Barber - The Full Monty), a battle hardened veteran from the old school, who takes Tom under he wing and guides him through the ins and outs of life as a club land 'peacekeeper'. But Tom soon finds out he's entered a world of trouble when Chongi (Mark Russell), the head of the city's biggest 'security' firm, takes an interest in the down-at-heel club. as the tension escalates, Tom is soon forced to question his new loyalties, and whether he really has lost the bottle for a fight.