From the moment Caesar saw the photo of his girlfriend's pregnant belly, he knew that fatherhood was not optional.
Fresh out of prison, with his partner-in-vicious-crime, Leo, by his side, Caesar dreams of redeeming himself by creating the perfect world for his unborn son. Leo, giddy with anticipation of being godfather, joyously joins Caesar in 'cleansing' the world of evil in preparation for the arrival of this miraculous boy.
As they head east on a lonesome stretch of Arizona highway they have no idea that they are on a collision course with Tonya, a runaway, carrying baggage as violent as their own. By time the blazing sun sets over the desert, one of the three is dead and the other two are battling themselves and each other for a happier ending.