Superstition sails into King's Harbour with tales of winged monsters rising from the dead. Midwife Maggie and husband Ian Pierce fight for reason and logic when a friend's nephew disappears from the grave, and the friend's behavior becomes more animal than man.
As forces and bizarre events around the two lovers threaten their happiness, Maggie faces challenges from her expectant mothers and struggles to understand Ian's troubling behavior. Ian endeavors to cure his mind's affliction but fears the slide into insanity may be fatal.
As terror and suspicion grow, will Maggie and Ian have to make the ultimate sacrifice to keep their love-and each other-alive?