Throughout time, many individuals have been convinced they possess unique abilities not afforded to most of the population. Even as a young child, William Gardner knew he could communicate with the dead and he now believed he could cheat death by remaining on Earth after his own demise.
While still in middle school, William forms a strong bond with three classmates. At an end of school year gathering, he convinces the friends to joining him in a "blood oath" to "be together for ever-even after death." William spends the next three years developing his "gift".
During his senior year, William formulates a plan to enact the ultimate test of his unique ability. A post-graduation trip with his friends provides the perfect opportunity to determine if death can indeed be cheated.