Betrayed by his brother and condemned to prison, Mitchell 'Boots' Mason, is forced to act as 'The Heavy' for wealthy business man Anawalt and his slimy assistant Rubin upon his release. To earn his freedom Boots has one last job to complete.
Meanwhile his brother, Christian Mason, is a high flying politician contemplating life as the next Prime Minister and keen to steer clear of his brother's shady work. Unexpectedly, Boots has the opportunity to save Christian's life. Pressured by his father and pursued by unscrupulous police detective Dunn, Boots is torn between revenge and survival.