In San Francisco a ruthless group - the Guardians - seize power and turn the city into a feudal state where you either serve or die. JC - a Vietnam veteran biker - decides to attempt a perilous motorcycle run for freedom up the coast road to join the New Society in Northern California.
How will he avoid the Guardian patrols?
Can he keep his old Harley running?
Will the people he meets on his risky journey be friend or foe?
Is freedom worth dying for?
Can he kill again to protect his own life?
Is freedom just an illusion...?