Yoshi Lomax is on the run, but trouble follows her wherever she goes. . . When things get too hot in Miami, criminal lawyer Yoshi figures she'll be safe if she goes home to Norfolk, Virginia, for a little while. But the streets there are just as mean, and a sistah needs to keep her head to avoid getting popped by a drive-by. And when Yoshi witnesses the brutal murder of a snitch by a ruthless drug dealer, she knows she'll be the next one in the gangsta's sights. Out of time and abandoned by everyone but her ex-hooker cousin Carmine, Yoshi's goin' to have to learn to fight back if she wants to live another day. . .