The Ruins : Craving an adventure to wake them from their lethargic Mexican holiday before they return home, four friends impulsively set off in search of one of their own who has traveled to the interior to investigate an archaeological dig in the Mayan ruins. After a long journey into the heart of the jungle, the group comes across a trail, which appears to have been deliberately camouflaged. A hillside covered in bright-red flowers lures them closer. While they stand transfixed by the beauty, a Mayan horseman approaches them. But this is not friendly welcome: he has a gun and orders them fiercely away. In the midst of the confrontation, one of the group steps inadvertently backwards, into the flowering vine. And at that moment their world changes for ever . . .