Storyline:Carter Greene (Thomas Jane) is a broken war veteran eaten with guilt. Retired, he lives on a remote farm and mourns in solitude for his deceased son. The twelve-year-old Bird (Ella Ballentine) has already suffered some losses, she is an orphan. On the day of her parents' death, she visits her grave in the village cemetery. There, she witnesses a terrible crime: An ice-cold killer (Laurence Fishburne) shoots one cemetery visitor at a time. The little girl is frightened and flees completely frightened from the grounds. She finds refuge in the house of Carter. For him, the situation represents a chance for repentance and reparation. With the hope of personal salvation, he vows to defend the life of the young Bird.