Gale Anderson spends the summer volenteering at the local psychiatric hospital with her best friend Wendy. It was a spontaneous, what's-the-worst-that-can-happen, sort of decision. Well, within the first few days the worst is just what they find. Finding herself undeniably attracted to a dangerous patient on a mission, Gale gets sucked into his plans. Sharing a sense of curiosity and feeling that something is very wrong leads the two to stumble upon dark secrets that will test their sanity, bravery, love, and willingness to live.