After a viciously mangled corpse is discovered, Jane struggles to keep her students safe and calm. The local tribe believes wendigo demons are possessing the dead, and they are hungry for living flesh. Each day hunter and trader Calvin loads his rifle and escorts the sweet schoolteacher safely home.
Although home is hardly safe, considering her husband is the meanest drunk in town.
Then a lynching exposes the gruesome truth to the entire town. Shots are fired, friendships are shattered, and innocence is lost. Calvin and Jane must work together to save the town despite the dangerous attraction between them. Will love and hope win the day, or will Morely become another ghost town of the West?