The story begins in Baltimore, 1978 with nineteen-year-old Jerry sleeping inside an iron-lung that keeps him alive, and where he has been living most of his life. The sleep is brutally interrupted by an evil dwarf, and a mysterious energy breaks the machine giving him the strength to walk outside of his room.
27 doors appear in a semicircle. Jerry is terrified by what he sees.
Covered with blood, he meets a child and his mother, who, after understanding that Jerry is lost and possibly hurt, takes him to the police station. The police database reveals a horrifying truth about Jerry.