Résumé: Steven Seagal stars in the bare-knuckled action film that made him astar. Trained in Aikido, Nico Toscani (Seagal) worked as a CIA operativeand saw horrors that he can never forget. Now a Chicago policeman, Nicobelieves he has escaped his past. But he uncovers a black marketdrugs-for-weapons trade run by a sadistic CIA operative he remembersfrom Vietnam. He is ordered not to investigate, but he knows the evilthat is being unleashed in his hometown--and that it is time to placehimself Above The Law.