Seeking his ex-wife, who divorced him to marry his one-time partner, Petrie (Kroeger), Hal Weston (Piccaro) comes to Los Angeles, where he recruits Li Sheng (Lu) to help in the search, as well as the duplicitous Osgood (also played by Kroeger). Told that Petrie has died, Weston ultimately
discovers that his former partner actually murdered the missing woman, persuaded Sheng's surgeon father (Okazaki) to fake a death certificate for him, and had the woman buried in his coffin. Petrie then collected on his own life insurance with the assistance of his mistress (Carroll), who posed as
his bereaved widow. Osgood discovers that Petrie has had Dr. Sheng surgically modify...