The movie takes place some 15 years after the events in Fear of the Dark. Peter Jacobs is a well-known B-movie actor who is writing his memoirs. Having never been truly satisfied with the investigation of his wife and son's murders, he returns to Fairview Falls seeking answers. What he ultimately finds is Ethan Fernier aka the Black Rose Killer. Ethan, now in his sixties, is dying. He lives in isolation with his son Alec. What is the truth behind the infamous serial killer? Will Peter find the answers he seeks or will he fall prey to the Black Rose Killer? Some secrets were never meant to be discovered. Some secrets should just stay buried!
One man will stop at nothing to find the truth. Another fights to live long enough to tell his story. Their destinies lie in the shadow of the Black Rose Killer.