In 1985, the city of Dallas is held in the grip of terror as a killer prowls the night. While on a Saturday night out with friend, Terry Donaldson, Rick May meets the mysterious Donna Leonard. So caught up with Donna, Rick fails to learn the secret from his past that Terry has recently discovered. Rick finds himself becoming more intrigued by a series of brutal Dallas murders while being drawn to Donna. Rick's life becomes further complicated when Terry's eventual disclosure sends Rick reeling into a twenty year flashback as he tries to come to grips with secrets from a magical but heart wrenching college love affair. While reliving his past and through happenstance, Rick is drawn to an old cottage deep in the forest. During an inspection of the heius old place, Rick will, t only find human skeletal remains but, discover the secret of the old cottage that will one day save his life. Returning to the present, little does Rick kw, the solution to the vicious Dallas murders lies buried deep within his past. As the murderer gets closer, Rick wonders if somehow Donna is at the bottom of a monstrous plot............ or is she a victim?