When Whitney Holland's innocent date with Dan DeMarco suddenly turns into date rape and she finds herself facing pregnancy, she must leave the small California town where she has grown up. Dan is subsequently killed in an accident and his father, George DeMarco loses his mind with grief demanding that Whitney give one or both of her twin sons to his family to raise as their own. She refuses and he tries to enlist the aid of his powerful underworld cousin, Gino Armani. But, when Gino meets Whitney, he is charmed by her candor and beauty, and his outlook on life begins a radical change. George DeMarco, his plans foiled by Gino's refusal to help him, begins to stalk Whitney, attempting to kill her. He systematically begins to seek revenge, killing those around her as he turns into a chillingly mad stalker-murderer.