Roseview is a quiet suburb enjoying the optimism and promises of the Celtic Tiger economic boom of the early 2000s. It's people are embracing multiculturalism and easy money. However, for one of Roseview's inhabitants life is far from optimistic. Deacon Burns is a disturbed young man who becomes obsessed with Bella, his childhood crush who has recently returned to Roseview. Deacon convinces himself that by killing Bella he will somehow vanquish his own dark demons. In a time of false affluence, Deacon is everything that Roseview does not want.