Jack Contino is a veteran cop with the Metropolitan District Commission Police Department. He often works with the FBI; a gangland massacre puts him in pursuit of a killer, but the trail takes an unexpected turn.
Maria connects by leading a double life: college coed during the week; high priced call girl on weekends. A professor loves her. A mobster uses her. Her future depends on one of them.
Ben Secani learned to kill for his country in Vietnam and finds opportunity in the Boston Mob.
The action puts these people on a collision course, and the result changes their lives forever.