A fairytale thriller that turns the town upside-down and looks at life's lurid underbelly. An urban legend about a young chancer, a beautiful girl and a rotten deal... The story opens with a trough ride on the inside and a loveable lad back out on the street... The situation develops: Theo takes a nasty beating in the showers one day and is "free" the next. He's just done eighteen months in prison for drugs and plans to leave his past behind and make his fortune on a cruise liner, pursuing his previous profession as a cocktail mixer. Soon back in an old haunt-familiar faces and old habits-and Theo is "home". Back with the boys, the poor fool feels so at home he is soon back up to his neck in the thick of things. Theo is faced with the first tough call when he gets the news that his boat is about to leave on a voyage to a new life at the same time as the man at the top presents him with an "offer he can't refuse"!