The game follows a worn down 1930s post-Prohibition in the United States era private detective caught up in a murder that he was framed for. After being caught in an alley with a dead man, he is given 48 hours to clear his name and find the real killers.
You play the role of Jack Orlando, a private detective who was once at the top of his game. Jack Orlando is now a worn down private detective who stumbles from bar to bar burying his problems at the bottom of a whiskey bottle.
He is found in an alley by police officers next to a dead man whom the police discover to belong to the US Army, he is arrested and subsequently released by the chief inspector due to their close relationship. He is given 48 hours to find the real killers of the man in the alley. As the story develops, it is found out that a local gangster named Don Scaletti is running a weapons smuggling operation and bribing a military officer to steal weapons.
Jack later discovers that the very man whom released him to conduct his investigation is involved with the scam.