After the ninth failed attempt to commit suicide, hapless writer William (Aneirin Barnard) turns to the services of the assassin Leslie (Tom Wilkinson) - the inexorable angel of death from the “Killer Guild” - an organization that is ready to assist anyone who needs quick and painless departure from of life. It turns out that Leslie has a good heart, but a weak hand. The authorities want to retire him, and the contract that has turned up is the only chance to postpone the inevitable. However, the case intervenes in the case. William suddenly smiled fate: he falls in love, but it turns out that the contract with the "Guild" can not be terminated.