Bodies have been found throughout the city, each bearing the signs of being a victim of the Killing Zone - the illegal snuff-sport which has taken Mega-city One by storm. Half a billion people are watching this holo-vid slaughter - and with the Judges unable to stop these deadly games, the Justice Department's reputation is at an all-time low. The man behind it is turning the Law itself into a laughing-stock - and the Law must be seen to be served.
Now Judge Dredd is forced to resort to unorthodox methods and allies: a low-life Wally Squad operative with an attitude, and an erratic Psi Judge with an attitude even worse. Can he rely on them? Just how far can he trust them as they take him down into the dark?