Henry Peterson is trying to change his ways. After his escape from the nightmare he created in Virginia, he is turning over a new leaf in Florida. He meets the vivacious Shelby Taylor and he thinks he may have found the latest girl of his dreams. When she disappears, he goes on a frantic search for her that leads him halfway across the country, deep into a snowy winter storm. Can Henry find her and, perhaps more important, can Henry keep his sanity as the weather closes in around him?
Rex Roland is minding his own business when a boy claiming to be Henry’s brother shows up. At first he thinks it’s an opportunity to get into an old pal’s good graces but as things go bad, Rex soon realizes that helping the boy might be just another disappointment.