James Reece is an ambitious aide to the US Ambassador in Paris, worked at the CIA and hoping to get into the black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, became engaged, he's talking to pick up Charlie Wax in Orly. Charlie is a government employee unorthodox - large, bald and bearded, foul mouth and eccentric. Charlie immediately with James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, ethnic oasis through. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James had lost touch in one day, told him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be seductive - where it will lead? Is chess James has what it takes?