Budgy Mountcastle wakes up to another nightmare. He discovers a body near the family farm and is implicated in the crime. But he has more problems, monster crabs, right out of a cryptozoology book, are seen in the creek near the farm. Later, the family learns that the farm is being acquired by a government agency whose influence reaches all the way to the capital.
Budgy and his friends must solve the mysterious deaths, occurring to his family and friends. In doing so, he uncovers a government plot that challenge his spirit. But in the end, he finds true love.