A freshman in college, Brad is excited about experiencing freedom for the first time. Bisexual, he never had the opportunity to explore his sexuality in his small hometown. After waiting too long to apply for a dorm assignment, he ends up renting a room in an old house with fellow student, Shawn. Shawn has a strange pet named Hal that's kept in a large cage in the living room. The creature is odd, to say the least. Brad gets off on teasing the creature, not knowing exactly what he's getting himself into by doing so. When the pet escapes one night, Brad discovers there's a lot more to Hal than meets the eye.