30 April 1992, the day after a jury returned not guilty verdicts for four police officers in the beating of Rodney King.

When Dean James helps out at his uncle Jun’s store, he usually shelves stock and rings up sales. Today he’s using stock to fortify the store into a bunker and brandishing guns to keep customers at bay.

Protests in Los Angeles have spread into a city-wide riot. People are being killed. Businesses are being looted and burned, especially Korean-owned businesses like Jun’s store.

For three days, Dean has to keep rioters from destroying the store, keep his uncle from killing anybody, and fight to stay alive in the center of one of the the deadliest civil disturbances in US history. Read more >