At the Russian base, Vostok, located in the coldest spot in Antarctica, scientists are drilling into a subterranean lake, located 3000 feet below the frozen surface. These scientists are testing elaborate drilling gear destined for eventual use on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
NASA scientists in Antarctica run up against an alien life form that's able to manipulate space as well as time. They must figure out a way to make contact with the life form who's made it perfectly clear it wants to be left alone. Dr. Donovan and his team soon realize they'll have to pay a steep price both personally and professionally.