Henry Rose is a young writer who is on top of the world until his pregnant wife suddenly vanishes while admiring flowers on the side of a Texas highway. Henry races to a nearby town for help but finds the town deserted, save for a few locals who barely acknowledge his existence. Entering the town at the same time with their own agenda is a family of vicious psychotic criminals led by the charismatic yet deadly Toby Haynes. When Toby's sister also disappears, he takes matters into his own hands to find the culprit. The paths of Henry and Toby's gang inevitably cross in this grim portrayal of man's descent into the unknown evils of our world.