John Matrix, a former Colonel in the special forces, lives with his daughter Jenny up in the mountains. All he wants is a little peace and quiet. However his former life catches up with him as every member of his old unit is killed one by one. A group of mercenaries, led by his former teammate Bennett, kidnap Matrix's daughter and tell him the only way they'll free her is if he goes to Val Verde and kill the current president. Matrix escapes from the plane bound for Val Verde and and has 24 hours to find out where his daughter is and make the men who took her pay.