In the remote barren wasteland of North-western Australia, three¬† wandering thugs make a murderous bid to gain ownership of a newly discovered nickel fortune by crippling the legitimate owners’ vehicles and setting the occupants adrift, without food or water, to die in the searing heat. The victims attempt the seemingly-impossible desert crossing, close-herded by the thugs.¬† But the killers have reckoned without the power of gratitude, when the victims receive assistance from someone they never expected to meet…