A man falls into an ice covered lake and dies. He is brought back to life after being dead a few minutes. A new drug is tested on him to repair brain damage. He grows increasingly more intelligent from the drug.
A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm.
Alice Cohen, an ex-junkie who inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother and discovers a diary there that reveals the creation of a monster in the 1930s set on revenge for the slaying of a good man.