Tony Denisio, a member of the Massimo crime family has agreed to turn state's evidence but has refused official police protection. Luckless Detective Jack Valentine (Mario van Peebles) has been assigned to protect him and no sooner arrives at his assignment only to see the crime boss blown away in a vicious and merciless mob hit. The only witness to the bloody slaying being Denisio's stunning girlfriend Alma, who despite the trauma remains cool, calm and emotionless. Stricken by her beauty, Valentine allows his lust for this mysterious woman to cloud his professional judgement, and soon finds he cannot trust anyone in this cat and mouse thriller which twists and turns in one direction and then another, and he is plunged into a world where black and white disappear and no-one is who they claim to be. Jack has always been a loose cannon and this time he may have bitten off more than he can chew and he finds himself in a desperate race against time! Not only fighting for the truth, but fighting for his life!