Small time crook Nick Bianco is sent to jail for his part in a jewel heist. Refusing to rat on his friends despite the best efforts of the District Attorney, he begins his sentence and dreams of a new, life when he is released. However, before then his life explodes into tragedy when he learns his wife, who he was assured would be 'looked after', has died while he is on tire inside. Determined to get out of jail, he admits the truth to the courts and is released. Going straight, Nick's life is back on track when to his horror he discovers that one of the men he informed on is out of jail. Psychopathic killer Tommy Udo is not a man to forget a slight, and now he is free he has one thing on his mind -r revenge on the man who betrayed him.