Sean, a young housepainter, has no direction or attachments in his life. When Duke, his boss, asks him to kill a man who threatens the shady business dealings that Duke and his employer, Matthews, are engaged in, Sean agrees - for a price. He stalks his victim and clumsily, but brutally, kills him. At the same time, Sean becomes obsessed by his victim's wife, and worms his way into the grieving widow's life. Unbeknownst to her, she is growing more and more attached to her husband's killer. Duke and Matthews renege on paying Sean his blood money, and so begins a cat and mouse game between killers and hit man. Who will go further to be king - the immoral or the amoral?