The town of Legend's Run is famous for its werewolf stories. It is also a place where cliques reign the town, the Eastside with it's affluent suburbs and the blue-collar, rural town of the Westside. The high school cafeteria is the same, subdivided by were you live. Celeste Parker lives on the Eastside and ngs out with her two best friends, Abby the athlete and Ivy the fashion plate. Their small clique is rounded out by their respective boyfriends. Celeste and Nash, the school jock, date but Celeste doesn't feel a connection.
In late October, a newcomer arrives at the high school. Celeste's friends raise quite a stink when Brandon Maddox sits at her desk in English class. Celeste wishes they would let it go and when he looks at her, she is completely smitten. When assigned a research paper on American folklore, Celeste decides on werewolves while Abby considers witches. One of the boys suggests seeing the witch doctor in Westside. In the end a bet is made to see if the girls are brave enough to go.