In New Zealand, Richard West and his wife Alex become involved in life and death struggles with a gang of sex slave dealers who are protected by a ruthless politician and a corrupt senior policeman. One of Dr Richard West's students, Boon, falls into their hands. Spurred on by students and friends, Richard searches for Boon, hoping to rescue her before it is too late. PC Rebecca Nolan is suspended when she links Boon's abduction to similar student disappearances. The trail leads from her boss to the mysterious Tall Oaks Resort where Richard makes a gruesome discovery.