The house looks like any other, ramshackle and worn by too many harsh seasons on the prairies. David cannot explain his obsession with it, what draws him to its well-hidden secrets.
What he will find is an ever-deepening mystery, involving a man who disappeared thirty years ago and a possible fortune he left behind. His efforts to solve the riddle of the house will lead David to betray those he loves and forsake all that he has in the world.
For the house possesses a terrible power beyond his reckoning, and once he is trapped in its thrall he will never escape.