After Mason is released from prison, he is lucky to find a job somewhere to live in his hometown. When he meets Jess, he discovers she bought his childhood home on Scarlet Lane, but Mason doesn’t know anything about the dark things that reside there. His employer sends him on a mission to find something in the house, though he leaves out the details of what it is.
Only a few know what happened in the old mining at the base of the mountain when the beast made itself known over two hundred years ago. Throughout the years, it toys with the residents, possessing them, tormenting them, killing them. An unexpected hero tells Jess and Mason the town’s history and about the beast trapped in the house on Scarlet Lane, sharing the plan to end its reign of terror before it takes more lives.