Peace is not enduring, innocence is fragile, and darkness has fallen over the small town of West Bridge, Massachusetts. Sixty-four year-old JOHN WEAVER has been keeping a secret for the past ten years. As long as the house remained empty, he did not have to risk being ridiculed by the people of his community for revealing that the old stories about the mansion up on the hill were true. However, that has changed and now he has no choice. Something evil lives in that house, he tells his lifelong friend ROBERT HENDERSON, a pillar in their community.