On the surface, it is a seamless caper. A beautiful bank robbery staged by a veteran expert and two exuberant heirs apparent Eddie, the cocky leader, and his cohort Ian, dream of adventure, riches and fame, while legendary thief and safecracker, Maitland, harbours more complicated motives. Nevertheless, the trio unites in an ingenious scheme that comes to them almost magically. The plan is meticulous. The results are disastrous.