Insurance company owner Hutch Rimes becomes embroiled in a murder plot when his secretary Holly Proudfit asks him to help kill her abusive husband Cotton. The plan goes awry and Holly is murdered instead of Cotton. Hutch escapes, his part in the plot undetected. Holly's husband goes to jail for murder. A decade later, with the guilt of his actions still haunting him and surrounded by hostile parties, his web of lies begins to unravel.