Professor John Tate is a likable even-tempered college professor whos beautiful wife, Lisa is anxiety prone trying to recover from increased nightmares and paranoid thoughts. In reality, a man has been stalking her. The stalker breaks into their house when she is alone and rapes her. Tate, angered by the law authorities’ poor efforts to track down the man, is now looking at dealing with probable increased anxiety and mental issues with his wife. On their way home from the hospital, Lisa spots a man she tells her husband is the rapist. Her hysteria helps enrage Tate. He kidnaps the man enabling him take the man somewhere to kill him.