Attacked by wolves and dragged from her swing into the woods, young Grace is rescued by a mysterious wolf with penetrating yellow eyes. Years later, Grace remains devoted to this wolf who watches her from the edge of the woods that lines her parents’ property. While her parents are absorbed in their own lives and largely absent from hers, the wolf is a strange source of comfort that Grace relies on. She dreads his disappearance during the warm months, and knows that he’ll always be there at Christmas time.
When Grace’s classmate Jack is attacked by the local wolves, the community fears for their safety and forms a hunting party to drive the animals out. Arriving home after an aborted attempt at saving the wolves, Grace is shocked to find a boy on her deck – naked