Walter Franklin (Cage) lives alone with his wife Fancy in a Victorian house on a quiet island in Louisiana. Walter is awoken in the middle of the night by a home invader, he swiftly guns down the invader but destroys his fence in the process. Walter hires Buddy (Benward), to quickly fix his fence but the job is put on hold when a ferocious hurricane strikes trapping Buddy at the Franklins’ residence. The night takes an expected turn and Walter is forced to frame Buddy for murder. When Detective Jones (Grammer) is brought in to lead the extensive investigation he soon exposes the true identity and intentions of the conspirators.