28-year-old farmer Eunice and 26-year-old cowherd Felix live in Kenya in a tin hut without electricity or running water. They dream of escaping poverty by becoming marathon runners in Europe. German-born Volker Wagner works in East Africa recruiting new talent for the running circuit. Acting as their manager, he takes the two neo-athletes to Germany so they can take part in their first European competition. However, the pressure on them is enormous. To the two athletes have already racked up debts in order to get to Europe in the first place and their families have given them orders not to return empty handed. Things are not much better for Wagner: the ever-increasing competitiveness of the marathon world and a demanding wife keep him occupied.
Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years.
The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever.