Paul Bramwell is a young, successful Boston lawyer, engaged to the boss's daughter, Allison. He also has a mistress, a beautiful young Palestinian girl, Hana, to whom he lends money. His mistress is exposed as a wanted terrorist and Paul is hunted by the FBI and Homeland security for aiding Al Quaeda. He has to get a new identity to avoid arrest and his fiancee offers to disguise him as a maid. It becomes apparent that she is as ruthless in taking revenge for his betrayal of her as the FBI are in hunting him down. His disguise become more permanent than he had intended and she insists that he must actually live and work as a maid to help him avoid arrest. He becomes totally submerged in his new identity and the grinding servitude from which there seems to be no escape.