A highly classified military experiment turns disastrous when its test plane veers off course and crashes somewhere just off the Gulf Coast in Mexico. The effects of the doomed project produce a strange phenomenon that eventually begins to threaten the local environment and continues to expand. If left unchecked, its invasive effects will threaten humankind's existence. While the military covertly struggles to contain it, a group of strangers find themselves thrown together as they embark on a life-changing adventure. Though these unlikely comrades find themselves pitted against overwhelming odds, their struggle to find the truth brings them face-to-face with the unfathomable secret behind the cover-up.