Seventeen-year old Nathan is in love with Jessica but cant pluck up the courage to ask her out. His friends decide to take matters into their own hands and set them up on a date, however, not all goes according to plan and Nathan ends up drunk and alone in his bedroom. When he starts experimenting with a noose he accidentally hangs himself... But Nathans mother Grace is not about to let her son go. Seizing upon an old voodoo book she discovered in the local church, Grace performs a restorative ritual on Nathan and brings him back to life. When he wakes up, Nathan is none the wiser. Except that now he cant feel pain, he has no pulse and he has a strong desire to eat human flesh. As Grace races to find a way of undoing the voodoo spell, Nathan struggles to save his friends and gorgeous Jessica before he turns against them.