The next morning, after the nightmare, Stan heads to his high school, located in the small town of Marcott, believing that what had happened was just a dream. During the first class of the day, Stan discovers that his partner David has disappeared. David's parents, along with the local police, explore the school in search of clues regarding the whereabouts of their son. This fact raises alarm, not only for Stanley, but also for the gang of bullies, led by Connor Hardy. Visions continue to haunt Stanley for the rest of the day, entangling him even more to the vanishing of his classmate David Pilgrim.