Crest Point is stereotypical Anywhere, U.S.A., where people go about their business, attend Friday night football games and the local cops' biggest worry is youthful pranksters. Stan is a 59-year-old recluse who offers cremation services from the basement of his funeral home though he doesn't seem much interested in promoting his business. In fact, he's a deranged sociopath who eliminates anyone he perceives to be a bully. Jarod is a fatherless, 17-year-old high school outcast who no longer even attempts to fit in at school. Things aren't much better at home with mom's abusive boyfriend. When Stan takes the beleaguered teen under his wing, they soon develop a demented friendship. But the neophyte makes mistakes and - as detective Fairchild struggles to pull together clues from local disappearances - Stan must decide if protecting his newfound protégé is worth killing for.