Governor Kwon cowardly changes his opinion and decides to abandon the infected. Do-kyung does his best to save Soo-jin. Yong-joo leads everyone to the bus outside and abandons the infected. Meanwhile, Ki-hoon and Seok-hee make it to 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.