In the sequel to Insomnia (2013), Parker Chipp, a Watcher, has found an unlikely ally in the mysterious Jack. He becomes Parker's mentor and helps him master his paranormal abilities. In the course of his lessons, Parker learns about the Takers who literally absorb the minds of anyone they want to control, and then move on to their next victim. Parker finds out from Jack that his long absent father may still be alive and held captive by the Takers. If he wants to see him again, Parker will have to risk his own life and enter into their dangerous world.