Divorced and middle-aged, Jack Morton is searching for a new life. He stumbles onto a town in rural Oregon where a strange but attractive waitress introduces him to Rupert, a local werewolf. Indigents are lured into captivity with the promise of free land and end up on the menu. Jack finds himself locked in a battle to survive, not sure who is more dangerous - the people who protect the werewolf or the creature who has sworn to eat his liver. His struggle to live takes him to the mountains of northern New Mexico, where unlikely allies appear in unexpected places and Jack must return to face Rupert in a life-or-death encounter.