A mysterious illness targets high school girls and brings lawyer Joanna Hanley (Kristin Kreuk) back to her hometown. In a town that's as familiar as it is foreign, Joanna seeks to convince the locals that her family's hurried departure when she was a teenager wasn't her doing. She is drawn into the shadowy world of hackers, political movements, and activists. When Joanna becomes the target, someone from her past shows up to try and alter the course of the events. With unemployment rates rising, tensions in town are running high, leaving some to retreat further from town.