After inheriting the family real estate business, Matthew Russell travels to the town of Salem, Mass. from Boston to see about listing a new property with a “Bizarre History.” On entering a lower portion of the home, Matt begins hearing chanting while suddenly becoming disorientated to his surroundings. Waking hours later, he finds himself centuries back: in the year 1685. Eventually, he becomes attached to his newfound family and friends while learning to cope with life in the seventeenth century. Matt falls in love, and takes on his own home and land and begins his family in Salem. Months later a chain of terrible events takes place, forcing Matthew to leave everything he worked so hard for, and return back to his own time. However, with the help of his sister, he finds out that things were really not as they originally seemed, in 1686, and he must return.