A small town Sheriff's world is rocked when the investigation of a shocking murder entangles him in conspiracy that may take his job and possibly his life. When a local transsexual is found murdered, Sheriff Darl Hardwick is asked to keep the case quiet. After all, it's election time and the Judge and Governor don't need this kind of scandal in the news. But when he discovers that the Judge is backing another man in the Sheriff's election, Darl begins to dig deeper, and soon finds himself immersed in a dark and sordid world of sex, money, blackmail and murder. To uncover the truth, Darl will have to risk everything. But sometimes the truth is not all that's revealed.