Devastated by the loss of his mother and father and determined to isolate himself so he will never experience that pain again, a man in his early '20s becomes locked into a downward spiral after a last ditch effort to overcome his nihilism yields unexpectedly tragic results. Andrew has deliberately cut himself off from the world, but instead of ending his pain his loneliness only seems to make matters worse. His bleak reality growing increasingly dim with each passing day, the dejected hermit becomes hopelessly ensnared in the vicious world of snuff films. Still, it's not too late for redemption just yet, though with each passing day Andrew sinks ever deeper into that black abyss. As the warming light of salvation grows ever more dim, the man who once shunned the world gradually begins pondering the prospect of clawing his way up from the darkness.