Six months after a climbing accident in Suicide Rock in which his cable snapped and his wife died, the crippled Rogers returns to Flatwoods on a wheel chair nursed by Otis Wilhelm as part of the treatment prescribed by Dr. Rainer. They lodge in Preston’s cottage and sooner Preston sees a pair of huge red eyes in the woods. He tells Otis, but he believes Preston is paranoid. Later he sees his blonde next door neighbor Karen Herdberger vanishing in the woods and he tries to tell her friends, but the girls believe he is a pervert peeping them. Without phone lines, Preston uses his Internet through satellite to communicate with the police, but they do not give credit to his words. In despair, Preston tries to communicate with his neighbors. Meanwhile Ziegler Dane, Billy Hoss and their friend are hunting the animal that is killing the cattle in Hoss’s farm. When Ziegler finds the wounded Karen in a cave, he realizes that his friends and he are in danger.