A city lawyer and an Aboriginal boy become targets in a high-stakes conspiracy.
A billion-dollar mining deal.
Lawyer Tom McLaren makes a trip to the outback, where he hopes to talk an aboriginal community into giving up their land to his client, a mining magnate. Negotiations prove difficult and lengthy, and Tom and his colleagues take a weekend trip deep into the outback, where they hope to get some fresh ideas.
To their horror, they become caught in a dangerous altercation with a deranged gunman, and their trip soon becomes a nightmare.
The men are forced to flee separately. Tom is fortunate enough to be accompanied by an aboriginal boy, who guides him safely into a small town. There, Tom learns of a conspiracy involving the mining company, and both he and the boy become targets.
The mastermind behind the scheme remains an enigma. What is clear is that crooked cops and a deadly assassin are on the payroll, and they will stop at nothing to see the job through and eliminate all possible witnesses - including Tom and the boy.