In the Dominican Republic, thirteen-year-old Annabel and fourteen-year-old Cristian know they love one another. The best friends, who come from very different households, deny their love out of fear that their parents will keep them apart. But it's not their families they need to worry about. Evil forces are at work in the village of Enrriquillo, searching for souls to claim for the devil.
Cristian's father continually lusts for money, going so far as to make a pact with the devil to get it. He soon wins the lottery and becomes very wealthy, but the price becomes painfully apparent when, one by one, his children start dying strange deaths. Annabel's mother, perceiving something is wrong with Cristian's family, takes her daughter and flees, moving to the city for her daughter's safety.
Twelve years later, Annabel finally discovers the truth about Cristian's tragic past. Relying on her unshakable faith in God and the power of love, Annabel returns to Enrriquillo against her mother's wishes to confront Cristian's unloving father-and challenge the devil to save her beloved's soul.