Danny, a small time hoodlum is brought into a crooked scheme by his trusted friend, Ziggy. Their plan is to steal one million dollars from a warehouse safe owned by a mob boss, Gianni Grasso. But the job turns out to be a trap set up by an associate of Ziggy's Mo Lasker (Gary Busey) The safe has already been cleaned out and worse still Grasso and his thugs show up to catch the apparent thieves. On the run from the mob, Danny decides to go in alone and take refuge at his home town Ellenso, a place he ran away from ten years earlier. He must now confront the skeletons of his past whilst maintaining a low profile. Unfortunately, old habits die hard and he is soon tempted to rob the payroll of the local logging firm.