In the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Peter Flood, an 8-year-old boy, watches helplessly as his younger sister is killed by the careless driving of one of her neighbors. Tormented by pain and resentment, his father believes that revenge is the only solution, leaving lasting wounds on his son. 30 years later, Peter is still struggling with the guilt he feels over the death of his sister and his father’s revenge. As he tries to distance himself from the family’s criminal affairs, his cousin, Michael, becomes even stronger in the hierarchy. Bound by blood, none of men can escape violence as they are drawn deeper into a cycle of betrayal and revenge.