Bored with killing animals, 17-year-old James is busy plotting his first real murder when brash new girl Alyssa catches him off guard at school.
On the road, James and Alyssa quickly realize they're in over their heads, but neither wants to admit it. A friendly army vet offers them help.
Hoping to lie low for a few days, the pair breaks into a home stocked with swanky amenities -- and a disturbing secret.
Alyssa begins to see James in a new light as they scramble to cover their tracks and alter their appearance after a harrowing night.
A flashback to a painful moment from childhood prompts James to change his plans. Out of cash, Alyssa resorts to shoplifting.
James reveals he's a man of hidden talents, Alyssa squares off with a shrewd gas station manager, and Eunice makes a startling discovery.
As Alyssa reconnects with her dad, a worried James faces a dilemma. Eunice and Teri clash over the best way to approach the teens.
Eunice goes rogue, Leslie shows his true colors, and Alyssa and James plan their escape -- but soon realize they're out of time.