Beyond the Black Forest, in the fairytale village of Heidelberg, an unspeakable evil has taken root. One by one, Heidelberg's citizens have fallen into trances, awakening under the control of a dark master, the mythical Christian king Prester John (Tom Savini). Enter medical student Stefan Christoph (Troy Holland), sent at the request of the village's eccentric Dr. Maitland...but for what purpose? Are things what they seem? Who can Stefan trust and what sinister fate beckons him from across the fabled Sea of Dust?