David Warren is a soon-to-graduate "frat rat" at UCLA. At a party he meets and eventually falls in love with Sarah Peters. He pins her (fraternity ceremony) at a local bar but at the end of the evening throws his brandy on a homeless man setting him ablaze. Six months later he makes the mistake of walking home alone at 3AM and passing the man. He's abducted and the series of events at a homeless encampment in LA sparks a search and rescue mission that lasts for months. The ending is unequalled in suspense and action!