An imaginative child, Missy has her world thrown into turmoil when her parents decide to move from the idyllic country to the sinister city. Missy is terrified of becoming separated from her beloved dog Nancy and the two of them run away, into the night. When deep in the forest Missy discovers her parents car in a serious accident she is forced to make a decision. Will she again run away from life’s dark challenges? Or will she look them straight in the eye?