Somewhere in a small community located in the Rocky Mountains, John, a construction worker trying to make ends meet and provide a Christmas for his wife and children is getting ready for his yearly deer hunting trip with his coworker and friend Phil. At the same time the head elder from the Clan of the Keepers is making his way home from the yearly meeting of the elders. He is anxious to get back to his children and his duties of taking care of the forest and the animals that reside within it. Through a rash of violence and a twist of fate these two will come together, drastically changing their lives as well as the lives of their loved ones and friends that are left at home. Will John ever make it home alive? And more importantly will the Keepers learn enough from the animal they have captured to stop the destruction of their world?