Legend has it that Lake Elizabeth is Haunted... The mystery is unknown as to why people never leave Elizabeth County where death is the only escape. The Magistrates who rule Elizabeth have transfixed it this way through restrictive code.
As a family of four, the Hathaways, find themselves attempting to escape the legend of Elizabeth when their father, Donald Hathaway, comes to his senses and endeavors to abandon the Magistrates' rule. Their flight only leads them to a horrific and unexpected end.