The Nightmare Man is one of Russia's most dangerous prisoners. He is serving a life sentence in isolation. He escapes his prison cell and flees across the frozen wilderness of Siberia, determined to cross thousands of kilometres on foot. He is closely pursued by a psychopathic KGB agent and the brutal prison warden. Two seasoned killers who are tracking his every move. This is survival at any cost. Always just one step ahead of the men pursuing him he finally returns to his home, only to find a city under siege ... the dead have returned to life.