The film is set in 2263. The future of man is bleak. There are two colonies , One here on Earth and the other on Mars. There is a huge war between Earth and Mars. Mars is basically stripping Earth of it's wealth. The whole planet has become a baron waste land similar to Iraq. The story centers around a fighter pilot from Mars that has crash landed on Earth. After getting into a few scrapes he soon realizes that the war on both sides is controlled by Mars for profit.