While hiking on a lonely mountain in Arkansas, Jacob Barclay finds a cabin with a terrible secret.
Sheriff Billy Joe Shoemaker discovers that his small, backwoods town may hold more danger than he ever imagined.
Molly Carothers, lost in a sea of woods, starving and scared, believes she has found a guardian angel to free her.
Brian Carothers, haunted by his family's heritage, struggles with his sanity.
Victor Carothers influences his family through fear and blood. Along with his wife, Patsy, they find victims among transients and strangers as they seek to sate their appetite for the occult.
The lives of the town of Bexton, Arkansas depend upon Jacob, the strange Yankee seeking adventure and solace. Jacob finds he is faced with a struggling faith, and the realization that sometimes evil runs in the family.