A man sentenced to spend out the rest of his days in a high-tech prison complex after shooting his attacker in self defense struggles to convince his jailers of his innocence in a terrifying sci-fi thriller set in the not-too-distant future. Vincent had no choice but to kill. Nevertheless, the jury has found him guilty of murder, and now Vincent has become the latest inmate of a mysterious Government-sanctioned penitentiary known as the Vortex. Created as a means of combating escalating street violence, the Vortex is a completely isolated facility from which there is no escape. Now, in order to win his freedom back and escape the horrific cycle of aggression, violence, and fear, Vincent must discover the true secret of the Vortex and stand his ground against a system designed purely to punish.