Coerced into making sadistic films which end in violence, even death, teenage runaway Liz is in greater danger than she realises. Her last hope is private investigator Colt Nightshade. Colt needs help and is forced to turn to the cops. Partnered with Lieutenant Althea Grayson, the two become an impressive team. But the clock is ticking for Liz and the trail is going cold. Can Colt and Althea find her before she winds up dead?