Reed is a garage mechanic enraptured with his boss's seductive wife, Dorne. Boss Dwyer doesn't care for the attention this mechanic pays to his wife, but Reed ends up killing his boss in a fight. With Dorne's help, the murder is covered up, and together the pair opens a roadhouse. Mayne is
a rich man who helps out Dorne with some needed money but gradually learns what happened to her husband. Dorne switches her fleeting affections back to Reed as the police close in on the murderous pair. The plot is a sort of poor man's THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE without any of that story's
steamy heart. Both production values and the ensemble are faltering in this inconsequen...