Saddened by his recent loss, young Jake Walker is left alone without a family to take care of him. Then he learns that a terrifying creature is lurking in the shadows. He realizes that he has stumbled into a nightmarish world where none have survived. With every turn he makes, something evil stalks not only him but also the local town of Laymor. Trying to help Jake out, Sam, the recently appointed chief of police, discovers there is a murderer on the loose. While in pursuit of the villain, he becomes frozen in fear when he sees a creature right out of his nightmares. Now, Sam must go beyond his own sense of justice to avenge a fallen friend. Together these two must find out what is lurking in the shadows and drive it into the open. Will they be successful?