The lone survivor of a car accident during a winter snowstorm, Hal Watson is left stranded far from home. He has just witnessed the gruesome murder of his daughter, Marilyn - but will he be rescued in time to prevent a miscarriage of justice? Attorney Gail Brevard and her colleagues are dismayed when Marilyn's fiance, Damon Powell, is accused of the crime. Gail had successfully defended Damon when he was charged with murder five years earlier. Is this a copycat killing, or is there a serial killer on the loose?