A sniper in a team of elite mercenaries who work for an unknown client in Congo kills a minister responsible for mining. The assassin is Terrier (Sean Penn) and fulfills its mission after he is forced to hide to protect both him and his team members for possible repercussions. This involves leaving his girlfriend who has no idea what is happening. The assassination, ordered by a foreign mining company, causing havoc and death in the country and so located on a powder keg. Years later, Terrier return to Congo working for an NGO, but becomes the target of other killers who seem to have connection with the murder of the minister.