Ki-hoon and Seok-hee head to the county office together. Ki-hoon later learns that the haunted statue's eyes could be especially dangerous to the weak-hearted. Yong-joo keeps provoking the governor to separate the infected from the others, and the chaos continues in the county office.
A giant Buddha statue is unearthed in a small rural town. The mayor believes that it will change the town into a major tourist attraction. However, a catastrophe starts to grow. A centuries-old curse is unleashed from the statue, and it starts to eat up people's souls and make them non-human. Jung Ki-hoon, as archaeologist tries to seek the truth behind the paranormal phenomenon.