Jared Peters and Sergei Radic, two teenagers from vastly different backgrounds become forever linked in a split second with the four pound trigger pull of a snub nosed 38. Eighteen years later, that single moment still reverberates when Jared Peter is released from prison for the death of Sergei's father, a convenience store owner. Deeply regretful, Jared tries to forge ahead into a better life. Conversely, Sergei descends into an abyss of revenge driven obsession. As the story develops both men must face their sins and each other; where one man might lose his life while the other his sanity.