What could possibly lead teenagers to kill their peers with guns and firepower? That is the perpelxing question this film, based on a play that has been produced at schools all over America, attempts to answer. Trevor Adams (Ben Foster) is a smart kid who's feeling cowed by the popular crowd. Lonely, he finds companionship in the Trogs, a group who voices its disgruntlement through pranks and deadly assault. Can a concerned teacher save him?