Battered housewife Amber Cummings shoots her white supremacist, child-pornography loving, Nazi obsessed husband to save her daughter from being sexually assaulted. Afterward, it is discovered that the deceased had been planning a terrorist attack at President Barack Obama's inauguration, and that Cummings might have saved not only her daughter, but the United States.
Meanwhile, consumed with greed, ne'er-do-well alcoholic con-artist Kate Webster murders her employer, spins a web of lies to cover up her crime and disposes of the body in the most gruesome way possible, and ends up going to the gallows. The victim's skull remains undiscovered for 130 years.
And, sick of having to constantly care for her needy, terminally ill husband, who has only weeks to live, Wendi Andriano gets impatient waiting for him to die and speeds things up by killing him herself.