Trick Baby is the gritty story of the relationship between two Philly con men, Johnny "Folks" O'Brien, a white man, and "Blue" Howard, a black man. From an early age, Blue raised Folks as his own son and treated him as if he was black. However, Blue passed on more than his heritage when he taught him the ways of the street and the art of the con. Folks was a natural, and in no time they were using their skill and their color to play on people's prejudices and fears.Then, on one hellish day, things begin to unravel when they get in over their heads with a crooked cop and some shady investors. Now the heat is on, friends are scarce and they must rely on each other. But when the chips are down, can people of different races really trust each other? In the next 24 hours, Blue and Folks will learn the disturbing truth about themselves and the world they prey on.