James Platt has seen it all in life. From the urban streets of Harlem to witnessing the violent horrors of World War 1,he is a survivor. Then one day his sister Jessica writes him a letter that changes his life forever. African Americans in his rural southern hometown are mysteriously disappearing, and James nearly lost his own mother. He must now leave his life as a professional bodyguard in New York city to save his family from the brutal forces that haunt their vulnerable community.