Why is one of the world's biggest corporations trying to buy a dowdy little backwater petrol station? Rex Devlin wouldn't sell Devlin Motors and now all of a sudden he's dead. The police say he fell asleep at the wheel of his car and just failed to take the corner. Then it transpires the guy who was so eager to buy the place is working for Overseas International Liquids, one of the biggest corporations in the world. Oscar Devlin has come all the way from Hollywood to sort out the near bankrupt gas station but things aren't going to be that simple. Things have changed in Temuka over the past ten years. Oscar suspects foul play over Rex's death and he has a fight on his hands with the mysterious Mr Bligh who just won't take no for an answer.