A promiscuous collegiate cheerleader, Kim McConnell, accuses star professional football player Dexter Curtis of rape. Team Curtis, led by the player's unscrupulous agent, deploys a "nuts and sluts" defense strategy. A rookie newspaper reporter, Jolyn Knowlton, is assigned to the case. She is drawn into the diabolical web of dirty tricks, blackmail, and murder and becomes a target herself. Jolyn ultimately realizes she must understand the nature of evil in order to defeat evil when she is kidnapped by a psychotic serial killer and assassin for hire.