In the small border town of Los Muertos, sheriff's deputy Carlos Garza is growing increasingly frustrated as the police department does nothing to combat a local drug lord's reign of terror. Carmen, Carlos' girlfriend, pleads with him to take her far from the cursed town. Soon the wave of violence engulfs the young couple. In order to seek revenge, Carlos becomes a thing of supernatural justice, Fantasma, and brings a righteous rampage of death to his enemies. Will Carlos be able to return from the edge of darkness, or will he become one with it?