Straight after the events of the first film, the children are moved to Gatlins neighbouring town Hemmingford. A failed journalist called John comes to Hemmingford to find out what happened in Gatlin. His son Danny is with him, John and Danny don't get on well together. They are staying in the same house as Micah a boy possesed by He who walks behind the rows. Danny becomes Micah's friend and comes under his influence. Danny then falls in love with Lacy but in the end Danny has to make a choice which could mean life or death!