Lies Turn to Prisons.
Truths become Much Worse
A man wakes up in a pine forest, devoid of any memory of who he is. With a gash on his forehead, he begins to explore the surroundings, finding himself on a mysterious island. On top of the cliffs a dark castle looms—down below the lengthening shadows of twilight point him toward a village.
The amnesiac arrives a stranger in town, receiving the name Number 9. In fact everyone’s name is associated with a number, all on an endless holiday, blissful to question why they are unable to remember their past or why there is a curfew at eight p.m. As Number 9 tries to get in touch with the man in charge, the mysterious Count, he finds getting up to the castle seems strangely impossible. And who exactly is the Librarian, a person nearly nobody has ever seen, but supposedly holds the key to meeting the Count? Why is nobody able to stay awake beyond eight and what really happens at night? Could the dreaded lighthouse hold the key to all the enigmas?
As the questions begin to mount, Number 9 discovers he is running out of time. Something is coming on the horizon, something that makes him panic. As the doom approaches and the clock ticks away, he will have to find a way to escape the ultimate prison. Or uncover the terrible truth behind it…