As an advisor to a reknown U.S. casino and a prominent gambler, "Supreme" Ray has encountered many adventurous challenges in his career. When "Tiger Eye" Chiang challenges Ray to a gambling contest with him in Macau, Ray's adventures begins again. In Hong Kong, Ray's cousin introduces him to two friends, who end up cheating him and making off with all his money and belongings. The two swindlers then assume Ray's identity and travel to Macau to participate in the card competition on his behalf.
John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage.
Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child.