A French anthropologist dies in an emergency room after being terrorized by urban nomads he discovers and pursues immediately upon moving into a home in Los Angeles. He manages to transfer by psychic means, all of the information regarding the nomads to the ER doctor who attempted to treat him. She relives the events leading to his death, and is in turn terrorized by them as she attempts to save his wife, which he had been unable to do before dying. As they leave the state of California, they are abruptly trailed by a biker who appears to be one of the nomads. His identity becomes a terrifying discovery to the two fleeing women. This is a gripping, suspense filled movie that explores one urban myth and causes one to rethink the things they take for granted each day.