Trained assassins need love, too. In a grim future America, Bridget Fonda stars as Maggie, a beautiful street junkie about to be executed for killing a cop. Given the choice between death or becoming a government assassin, she accepts the latter and is trained in all manner of martial arts. Maggie is given a new identity and begins her new life as a trained killer. But when love with a photographer makes her develop a conscience, she wants out, but the government isn't about to let her go without a fight.