A pharmaceutical chemist hires Ray to investigate some bogus drugs. When Ray arrives at the plant, not only is the chemist missing, no one in the company admits to having known him. With the help of a local Vietnam vet, Ray gets the information he needs about what's going on.
A test of a new self-contained research station goes awry and all but one of the researchers ends up dead. Ray goes in with a new team, which includes the lone survivor, to try and determine what happened.
A girl asks Ray to help her mentally handicapped brother whom she thinks is in trouble. It seems that he and the guy he hangs with robbed a mobster. And they thought what they got wouldn't be missed but not only does the man want what they took from him. He also wants the hand of the man who struck him.
Ray turns down a journalist who shortly thereafter ends up dead. Recognizing he may have made a mistake Ray decides to look into things. As he investigates he keeps having hallucinations or flashbacks of killing people.
Ray poses as a college anthropology instructor in order to investigate suspicious accidents occurring at a construction site on what may be an Indian burial ground. The site may be a sacred place to a local tribe, but the developer plans to go ahead with the project unless Ray can get the him to reconnect with his own heritage.
Ray gets involved when a man he helped in the past dies under suspicious circumstances working at the docks. The man's developmentally challenged son agrees to take on his father's debt as Ray tries to work out what got the man killed.
When a cadet at a military academy thinks he saw a crime, he tells some of the officers what happened. They check it out and can't find any evidence of what he said happened. He later contacts Ray who says he will look into. He then shows up as a new instructor.
A Principal of an inner city school turns to Ray for help when a Fagin like criminal has his sights on three of his students who he thinks can do some good if they stay out of his clutches. So Ray goes as a teacher.