Dr. Henry Jekyll (Adam Baldwin), a young surgeon, and his new bride travel to Hong Kong for their honeymoon. Tragically, the marriage ends in violence, when his wife is killed in a massive explosion. They have been caught in the middle of a Hong Kong gang war. Desperately ill, with serious burns, Dr.Jekyll is resurrected by a Chinese medicine doctor, Dr. Chau. Changed in appearance, the grief-stricken Jekyll learns that he is sought by the police in connection with his wife's death. Forced to change his name, he buries his former identity and his thoughts are only of vengeance against his wife's killers. Driven by rage, he undergoes extensive martial arts training to fuel his crime fighting alter ego and avenge the brutal gangs that dominate Hong Kong's underworld. Ultimately, he learns the truth that shocks him to the core. According to the ancient Chinese Book of Being, his arrival in Hong Kong was predestined and he is fated to become the legendary White Tiger, a mythical crime fighter.