Once a promising young writer, John Hayson is now tormented by personal tragedy and barely scrapes by on odd writing jobs. He loses his lust for life and becomes increasingly cynical about the world and his work. In the midst of this existential crisis he reconnects with the love of his life who inspires him to get his life back on track. However, life has other plans. Soon John finds himself embroiled in a nightmarish brew of deceit, passion and murder. Wanted by the police for a heinous killing, he must choose between succumbing to his darkest desires or the light that will renew his faith in himself and his future.