Chief, a U.S. Marshal born on the 4th of July, is left traumatized after leading undercover agents in a raid gone horribly wrong. Dismissed as insane by many, Chief is convinced that he was exposed to chemicals during the raid which are affecting his mind. Chief’s symptoms include the sensation of being surrounded by or covered in cockroaches. When he begins receiving visits from his old team member Jonesie, he fears that Jonesie’s anger and instability will bring harm to those around him.