Vigilante serial-killers are executing crime suspects before they go to trial. To claim the reward, a mental hospital orderly helps Jane, an elderly, hysterically-blind ex-con to escape, and to find her estranged daughter, who may be one of the killers. The serial killers are led by their ‘mother’, Jane’s former cellmate.
A comic book store employee fantasizes about being a superhero. At night, he uses self-hypnosis methods to train himself to automatically defend himself from violence. His methods work, and military contractors want to use them to create super-soldiers. Kidnapped and forced to train psychopaths, his automated combat skills take over, and he becomes a super-villian.