As a child, Miles Sandusky witnessed a man in a chicken mask slit his mother's throat. His father hung himself after being accused of the murder. Now grown Miles builds a family of his own with his childhood sweetheart Lily, daughter Eva (later known as Necco), and honorary son Errol. His father was an inventor as is Miles, and he left Miles plans for a machine that supposedly allows for communication with the dead. Soon after building it a flood ensues killing Miles and Errol. Now destitute, Lily and Necco join a homeless camp. Tragedy continues and Necco realizes she is being targeting by an evil man who has been haunting her family for generations.