Documents the harrowing, heroic stories of one or more survivors of the same serial killers. Told from the survivors' point of view, the series highlights the strength and perseverance of regular people encountering and overcoming pure evil. Interviews with those closest to the cases will round out the stories of these unimaginable crimes.
In 1992, 17-year-old Jennifer Asbenson is kidnapped and driven into the most desolate part of Palm Desert, CA. Jennifer recounts in her own words her fight to stay alive and escape the clutches of her would-be killer.
A fun night turned into a nightmare for Holly Dunn in 1997. Somehow, Holly managed to escape her attacker. She later realizes she was the sole survivor of The Railway Killer.
In November of 1984, 17-year-old Lisa McVey Noland was biking home from her job working the night shift at a local Tampa donut shop, when she was suddenly snatched off her bike and abducted.
In January of 1981, 18-year-old Cheryl Bartlett Fann was walking home late at night with her fiancé Bud, when they were suddenly abducted and taken to an abandoned garage.
In 1992, 19-year-old Fabienne was trying to help a man down on his luck when he attacked her in her own home. In this episode, Fabienne describes how she bravely waged a physical and psychological war against the man who tried to kill her.
In August of 1978, 14-year-old Lisa Gilbert and her 13-year-old brother, Randy, were attacked by a stranger in their newly built home in Lansing, Michigan. Their attacker was 23-year-old Don Miller. Lisa and Randy recount the attacks.
In November of 1988, Enietra Margette is walking to a party in South Los Angeles, when a man offers her a ride. Soon after getting into the car, the driver shoots her in the chest.
Survivors describe how they were attacked by serial killer Rodney Alcala, who was convicted of five Southern California murders in the 1970's.
In November 2011, Scott Davis thought he was on his way to a job he secured on Craigslist. But it was a trap, laid by a psychopathic serial killer named Richard Beasley.
In September of 1975, 14-year-old David McVicker is abducted while hitchhiking home from a friend's house in Garden Grove, CA. His assailant is William Bonin, the Freeway Killer.
In September of 2008, Vanessa Gay met Anthony Sowell. He invited her to share drinks and drugs at his home. She was unaware that she was walking into a house where 11 of his victims had been hidden and buried.
On March 23, 1997, at a local fast food restaurant, Jose, along with three co-workers were attacked. Jose recounts the night he faced off with Paul Dennis Reid in a stock room and managed to survive.
In 1999, Cynthia Vigil was abducted and held captive for three horrific days but managed to escape. Once her kidnapper is taken to jail, an intense FBI investigation revealed that he has an entire torture chamber.
In November of 2016, Tiffany Taylor is held captive and brutally assaulted after agreeing to give a ride to a man in exchange for some much-needed cash. What she doesn't realize however, is that her passenger is a serial killer.
A 16-year-old is walking home from a party when she becomes lost. A passing driver pulls over and offers his assistance. Little does she realize, that her would-be savior is actually a serial killer.