Jeff and Diane are returning home from a road trip and stop at convenience store. Jeff waits for Diane by the car, but she doesn’t return. A massive police hunt fails to find any trace of her. A grieving Jeff obsessively continues to search for her. Several years later he meets Rita and seemingly puts the past behind him and starts a new life. Barney, the psychopath who killed Diane, has been watching Jeff and his search efforts from afar. When Jeff no longer actively looks for Diane, Barney sends cryptic clues to incite Jeff. Rita discovers Jeff is secretly searching for Diane again and confronts him. Meanwhile, Barney continues taunting Jeff, eventually meeting with him and convincing Jeff to come to his cabin where he says Diane is.