It’s 1962 and Teddy Lapinski, a twelve year old boy in Erie, PA, is being tormented by his parents. His mother is a devout Roman Catholic and his father, an abusive alcoholic. His older brother, Danny, is his protector and best friend. Strange and frightening things are beginning to happen in Teddy’s home. It starts with thumping noises from the “sick room,” strange candlelight in the basement, voices speaking from dark corners. Something terrifying inhabits Teddy’s home. When the family is faced with a heartbreaking event, Teddy’s world is catapulted into horrifying danger. Teddy is not prepared for what evil inhabits his home.