“No plant can grow without roots, Melina,” he spat, his breath burning like acid on her cheeks. Then he left, slamming the door behind him.
Jerry's life changes in the twinkling of an eye when his wife suffers a fatal heart attack due to her overweight. A voice starts talking to him, telling him that starving is the most outrageous sin of all. Now he has a mission, determined to kill young women who are infested by flesh-eating, bone-exposing parasites.
And the perfect victim of all is a young cop, the daughter of a bohemian musician and an ambitious police captain who is stumbling through her life, having no idea who she is and where she belongs. Torn between two identities, she takes refuge in the soothing twist of hunger, allowing the hunted to become the hunter.