Two young men, both falsely accused of serious crimes, meet, change their names, and resolve to move their below poverty status to new heights and business positions. Jim had already lost his job, his reputation, and had been witness to an assault, an attempted robbery, and a killing. With nothing to lose except their lives, they take on two of the City's criminal syndicates to gain funds and to have their revenge. Using daring and innovative methods, Jim and Pat foil Boss Vega Cortino's planned criminal activities, with the help of an honest cop, Jack Crowder. The result of their work give them good jobs, and brings romance into the lives of all three. Cooperating with the Police, with whom they now have a solid relationship, Jim and Pat discover sufficient evidence to bring down the empire of Deke Bickford, a drug kingpin. Missing are the supposed illegal assets of Bickford. As the story nears an end, romance blossoms, and all wonder what new experiences lie in store for the future.