David Nellis is a motor cop living in a four-story loft by the river in the Old Market neighborhood downtown. Terri Lowe is just passing time in postgraduate studies, living with her father in an affluent part of the city. Fate brings them together at a busy intersection when Terri is a victim of car jacking. David chases down the thieves, shooting one in the process. Terri soon discovers that her newly found friend is drawn to violence like metal to a magnet. David accepts his lot in life as he is drawn into kidnapping and murder investigations with Terri by his side all the way. Their destinies are now the same; both drawn to violence like metal to magnets.