Michael Dillon has made a decision that he expects will bring him great happiness. But on the very evening his life is to change, it becomes a nightmare. Two men, masked and armed, are holding his wife at gunpoint. Ordered to carry out their instructions and speak to no one, Dillon is forced into a moral dilemma with nowhere to turn. As the story builds with breathtaking tension, the starkest questions of right and wrong are confronted.