Suspended from duty and awaiting trial for manslaughter, PC John Manners is unsure whether he is innocent or guilty of killing Lee Andrew. Interrogating his own past his identity unravels. Cut off from reality he wanders the streets, an independent beat-officer on a one-man patrol. Listening in on Holloway calls with a phone scanner, he hears voices planning to kill the bitch. Now his independent patrol has a purpose: to prevent a murder. But each step he takes brings him closer to forces of destruction.
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