Lillian Hoffhienze-Bachman and her family move into the previously abandoned Hoffhienze ancestral home, where their hopeful new start becomes tainted by the discovery of a century's worth of abuse, dysfunction and violence. Lillian becomes consumed by her sordid ancestry, terrified that the past might dictate her son's future.

 

The grisly events of the past 100 years are revealed through the eyes of the family's victims... including the moose head hanging on the mantel wall.