Mason Storm je detektiv, ki pride na sled pokvarjenim politikom in odkrije morilsko zaroto. Ker ve preveč, ga poskušajo ubiti. Pod točo izstrelkov pade v komo in se po sedmih letih prebudi. Pripravljen je na maščevanje, zato pravico vzame v svoje roke.
Mason Storm, a 'do it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son meanwhile is growing up thinking his father is dead. When Mason wakes up, everyone is in danger - himself, his son, his best friend, his nurse - but most of all those who arranged for his death