After being discharged from Army Special Forces when the rest of his unit is killed eradicating drug labs in South America, Nick Simmons, along two other members of his unit, come home. It doesn't take long before a man they know only as Uncle Felix, recruits Nick and his team to do jobs that require their special skills: weapons, commando tactics, munitions computers, and electronic surveillance. Felix sets them up in a front business as private investigators in New York City.
When Gabriel Childers finds out her brother is missing the first person she suspects is her husband, Chilly, a major player in the drug game. Chilly, of course, denies any involvement in her brother's disappearance. She hires Nick and his team to investigate. Along the way, Nick becomes the only suspect in four drug-related murders. After being released from jail, Nick recounts for his lawyer the events that got him in that situation. That conversation gives him a chance to face the old demons he'd left ten years before.