A sickly 14-year-old girl being raised by a domineering aunt is given a ferret by the gardener's son. The girl ascribes supernatural powers to the creature. When she wishes a toothache on her aunt, the woman coincidentally gets one. The girl then ups the ante and begs the animal to have her aunt killed.
A young couple moves into an apartment unaware that its previous tenant was recently murdered. They're unnerved by a couple of intruders who ransack their home; the pair is looking for drugs hidden somewhere on the premises.