The line between right and wrong is often blurred in post apartheid Cape Town. Like the country he holds dear, former boxer and now English teacher Iron, is struggling to come to terms with a violent past. When students at the private school in which he teaches become involved in drugs, Iron is plunged headlong into a sequence of events that will change his life, and might just end it. Iron is no stranger to hard choices and the lessons of the struggle for freedom have tempered him. The reappearance of the shadowy Minister; a figure from his past, forces Iron to call on the help of his friend Heed to keep his loved ones safe. Corrupt police, psychotic drug dealers and gang leaders all want Iron consigned to an early grave. But he is not called 'Iron' for nothing. As the violence escalates he attracts the attention of Detective Walker an enigmatic man who might help Iron, or arrest him.Made no effort to roll with it, absorbed every knuckle and nuance of power and rage it carried. ... A shake of the head, even though Heed still had most of his attention fixed on the Minister. Isaaca#39;s face ... It was twisted into an ugly mask, and I wondered if this was what I looked like, with the way I wore my anger on my sleeves.
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