Feareater is a supernatural thriller in which Anissa Jones, wanting a better life for herself and her mother, runs away. Anissa leaves her mother to choose between a loving daughter or an abusive husband. With her best friend, Geraldine, in tow, they find shelter at a nearby abandoned housing development.
They are not alone, however. In the woods is a woman who feeds on fear. She is little more than a ghost story - a demon of sorts - and the next night, when Anissa returns alone, she reveals herself.
Unbeknownst to each other, her best friend, an angry stepfather, the friendly neighborhood drug dealers, and a pair of concerned police officers search for her. Before they find Anissa, the woman in the woods finds them. She amplifies their fears. Manipulating them to converge in a fatal confrontation, forever changing their lives.