Barney is a trained assassin who has absconded from his life to seek peace and fulfilment elsewhere. He establishes a new identity and travels as far away and as quickly as possible, hiding away in a small southern African town. He is aware that he is now a fugitive tracked by the authorities and those that will kill him in an instant if they find him.
Barney’s life takes a turn when he meets Naomi, a distressed and lonely mother separated from her children, not knowing if they are alive or dead. He soon immerses himself in her task and tries to help her find them, but as time passes they realise the immensity of the situation and they soon become disillusioned, fearing the worse.
Destiny takes a hand when they unexpectedly find the lead they have been looking for. But as a consequence Barney is exposed to the world and his next decision will rely on his morals.