High school student, Daniel Townsend, is on top of the world when he finds out that his father has lung cancer. Suddenly the future that seemed so certain isn’t, and Daniel knows that he must help his father no matter what the cost personally. When Daniel is killed in a head on, hit and run collision, his friend and girlfriend make it their mission to find out what happened. But what role does a crumbling mansion and an old man doesn’t seem to be who he says he is play into the equation?
It’s 1923 and Kentucky cousins, Will and Tom, find the eyeless body of a sheriffs deputy on the banks of a river. Not far down the river the boys stumble into a barge and what follows is the great adventure of their young lives but will they live to tell about it?