Hank Mitchum is a drifter. Years after he fought in the Middle Eastern wars, he has travelled from state to state trying to find a home. After his mother passes he goes back to Reno, NV where he grew up, and stays as a stranger in place no longer familiar to him. It doesn't take long for trouble to start after an old friend comes calling and a young woman goes missing. The Black Wall is a story portrayed in the noir style, which takes place in a near-future, alternate America.