When a series of mysterious murders happen in Clayton, a small mid-west town, John Wayne Cleaver, a 16 year old obsessed with serial killers, is suspicious. Fearing he might become a serial killer himself, John makes a list of rules to prevent his inner demons from getting out of control.
As the winter descends, what John uncovers takes a dark supernatural twist and he sets out to trap the murderer. He now risks breaking his own rules and releasing his own demons. And others may die if he cannot stop himself.