Hulu describes the series as encounters with mermaids, fallen angels and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and monster.
The series is based on “North American Lake Monsters,” a collection of short stories by Nathan Ballingrud.
Here is the description of the first episode: “Overwhelmed and underwater, teen mother Toni (Dever) is trapped in her dead-end life, until a mysterious stranger shows her that escape is possible… but only if she’s willing to pay for it.”
Dever’s Toni is described as a struggling waitress and overwhelmed mother to a deeply troubled little girl. At just 19, Toni is already world-weary. Making