After her father's funeral, Zoe moved to the big city with her mother to start over. But change always brings trials, and life in the city is not so easy. Money is tight, and Zoe's only escape is in her dreams. But something or something has entered their dreamworld uninvited, and a chance encounter at a record store has opened up a portal to the world of the restless dead. The shop's proprietor offer's Zoe the chance to commune with her dead father. The price? A lock of hair, then a tooth, and then ...