Michael Holsten, a fugitive from the US authorities, makes a deal with the NCA not to be extradited as long as he helps them bring down a criminal lord, James Roberts, who is his former high school friend.
Michael befriends James and his gang with the aid of James's current girlfriend and Michael’s high school love, Julie Bolton.
A man's disappeared friend returns after a few years absence, leaving yet again for a job out of town, he asks his friend to look after his dog, Trigger.
Trigger it seems, is a dog with connections and an interesting past. It's not long before his new owner is dragged by Trigger's lead into a world of waiting trouble. 'Man, a dogs best friend'.