A stylish, supernatural thriller, set in the wake of the Civil War. Adam Stanton finds himself alone in a field, his feet bare, and left for dead. He sets off across the landscape to seek help, but finds none, for the locals know that to help the Shoeless Man means visit from Death. Adam's arrival into a small town sets of a chain of events; relationships unravel and revenge reigns supreme. The legend warns of a relentless vicious horseman who will arrive in town and hunt down to kill all those who have lived past their time. While the villagers await their apocalypse, a young girl with supernatural powers tries to intervene, but it may already be too late.