It's been many years since the boy with paranormal abilities, Danny Torrance, witnessed his father's madness and death. Now grown-up Danny is an alcoholic who tries to get clean and starts to work at a nursing home. He can unmistakably tell who's gonna die soon, that's why they call him Doctor Sleep. One day a very gifted "shining" girl named Abra connects with him, asking for help. She needs him to confront the members of the True Knot, a group of men, hunting special children.