Helen is a small, unremarkable woman who is happy to remain just that. Unfortunately she has a history of attracting men who find her air of fragility intriguing, believing her easy to dominate. Tired of being stalked, the tables are turned when Helen's years of suppressed rage finally erupt. She is surprised to find that the act of taking control makes her feel good about herself. She quits her job and sets about remodeling both the family home and herself. She becomes addicted to the feeling of being in charge, exercising her new found power over just about anyone who has the misfortune of crossing her path. She soon finds that the act of taking a life is the ultimate in control and Detective Connie Lambert must stop her before it gets out of hand.