"This was his art - painting with her blood." Young Maggie Harris has no delusions regarding the existence of monsters. She knows they are real. She knows they sneak up and grab you before you know they are there. She knows because it happened to her. After five years of captivity, Maggie is returned. Her family and the entire community are then plunged into the nightmare world of child prostitution and pornography. As investigators struggle to apprehend those responsible, they follow the trail of a madman, who leaves grisly clues and bodies in his wake. Can Maggie ever really be free?