With gangsters hot on their heels, a bereaved cowboy and cynical space pirate are forced to work together for their own survival. All Slap ever wanted was his ranch and family. The gangster Lyssel destroyed all that, leaving only charred remains. Tristan wanted nothing; he had no expectations from life and trusted no one. When the cowboy and space pirate meet, they discover they are hunted by a common enemy: Lyssel. Able only to trust each other against this gangster and his mob, the two are forced to work together. But how can two such total opposites ever make their alliance work?