Gary Blooms marries Samantha who has a son, Lucas, a quiet 5-year-old boy. Gary struggles to create a connection with Lucas, but Lucas ignores him. Gary receives a telephone call from his wedding videographer, Karl, warning him that something very unusual is in the footage. Gary is uninterested. Later that day, Gary stops by one of his properties for sale, an old nunnery, where Father J.D. Gospel, the leader of a Doomsday cult, buys it on the spot. Gary has to leave when he is summoned to Lucas’ school where the school principal informs Gary that Lucas spoke out of turn in class and told his science teacher to “go to hell”, after which she killed herself. A psychiatry stresses that Lucas see a counselor and Gary, the apparent main source of Lucas’ erratic behavior, should do the same.