Ruby in Rhett ostaneta brez staršev, ki umreta v prometni nesreči. Družinska prijatelja, Erin in Terry Glass, postaneta njuna skrbnika in ju odpeljeta k sebi v svojo vilo v Kaliforniji. Tam naj bi otroka, obdana z vsem možnim udobjem, lažje pozabila na travmatične dogodke. Zakonca Glass sta do obeh izredno skrbna in pozorna, ko pa Ruby in Rhett izvesta, da sta po starših podedovala štiri milijone dolarjev, postaneta sumničava do svojih skrbnikov. Je vse skupaj le plod njune domišljije ali se ju hočeta Glassova res znebiti?
When Ruby Baker's parents are killed in a car accident, she and her brother, Rhett, must travel to Malibu, to live with Terrence and Erin Glass, their former neighbors. At first, all seems well. Ruby is making new friends at school and Rhett is getting more video games and flashy toys than he's ever had in his life. When Ruby speaks to her family's estate lawyer, he tells her that her parents have left Rhett and her $4 million. Suddenly, Ruby begins to notice odd behavior from Terry and Erin.