Five friends go to a cabin in the woods for a vacation. They discover The Book of the Dead and a tape recorder
belonging to a professor, who also owns the cabin. One of them plays back what is recorded on the tape-- which
just happens to be Candarian resurrection passages translated from the Necronomicon (Book of the Dead) by the
professor, which unleashes an evil force from the woods. The people start turning into evil deadites, and the others
soon learn from the tape that the only way to kill a person who is turned into a deadite is by total body
dismemberment. People are dying left and right; one girl early in the film looses control and runs off into the woods,
only to be raped and killed by the trees.