Twenty-year-old Dennis Eastman has a choice to make: either enter the U.S. Naval Academy, or find some other course in life. He decides to spend his final month of freedom in Los Angeles with his old mentor and lover, Lincoln Gardner, hoping to find some answers. But Linc fails to meet him at the airport, and when Dennis enters his friend's apartment in Beverly Hills, he's promptly confronted by the police: Gardner has been brutally murdered! Dennis must now search for vindication through the sleazy underground bars and gay nightclubs of Southern California, while a vile killer begins looking for young, new prey!