After a cop's wife and partner are murdered and he's left for dead, a secret agency called The Machine recruits him and trains him to become a super assassin. He uses his newfound skill to hunt down everyone who did him wrong. His only problem, he initially replaced another assassin who went rogue and went to work for his enemies.
Two black youths are trying to create a comic book called Social Justice, but in a horrible act of police racism, the writer is gunned down in the middle of the street without provocation. Where life imitates art, the artist ends up becoming the same vigilante he created to combat the corrupt police department and crime-filled neighbourhood.
In a bleak future, the military creates an assassin robot that targets people through mandatory embedded microchips. When its target has a heart attack and dies before it can finish the job, it jumps its programming and goes haywire. It's now up to lowly a robot mechanic and his side-kick to disable it before it destroys the city.