A solar storm hits the Earth sending a city into chaos and three of its inhabitants on a journey of discovery, pursuit and death. "Solar Storm" is a character-driven action drama where the lives of three people coincide as the effects of the storm on electrical infrastructure and human behavior create a dangerous situation of escalating jeopardy. The story follows: Joe, an ex-gang member who has tried to go straight but when he's made redundant and can't pay his rent is forced by necessity to go back to his criminal past; Jasmine, an economic migrant who is trapped in an abusive relationship and needs to find a way to be free and; Inspector Munro, an experienced 'old-school' police officer who pursues them. They all meet when Joe takes Jasmine hostage after robbing a gas station and escaping Munro's attempted intervention. As the pair continues to evade the arm of the law, the attentions of a manipulative controlling husband and a betrayed gang hell-bent on revenge, they become close ...