A band of outlaws appear out of nowhere on a ranchers property and viciously shoot him down. They steal what they can from his ranch and kidnap his wife. They make for the Mexican border, but something starts stalking them.
Just released from a youth detention center, Andrea (Helga Anders) is wooed by her boss' son and finds herself in a love triangle that defies the moral and social norms of the time in more ways than one.
A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One.