Detective Jerry Beck's life is on the skids: his wife has left him, his apartment is a dump, and he's been drinking too much. The one thing that he has going for him is his work as a good cop, but even that quality is questioned by authorities who don't like his hard-driving ways; then his instinct for trouble puts him on the trail of a gang of murderous white supremacists.
The contractor : Retired marksman James Dial is haunted by his failure to assassinate one of the world's most notorious terrorists. He is approached by his old employers to finish the job in London, where the terrorist leader has been captured and is under heavy protection. The routine mission for the sniper turns into a nightmare as Dial is forced into hiding and relentlessly pursued by the British police and their lead investigator, Windsor. But...