Shane Daniels (Steven Seagal) served 6 years hard time for a murder he didn't commit. Now, back on the street, the ex-Special Forces operative becomes a witness to the brutal roadside murder of a state trooper. In a devastating display of martial arts skills, he vanquishes the killers. But the most shocking discovery is stashed in the trunk of their car: millions in drug money and a beautiful, young hostage. Suddenly he must battle both sides of the law - international drug merchants and the local corrupt cops - if he hopes to save the girl and reclaim his life.