Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, Ghost Wars focuses on local outcast Roman Mercer who must overcome the town's prejudices and his own personal demons if he's to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that's threatening to destroy them all.
Roguish smuggler Billy sails into Port Moore to find his hometown disturbed by recent events, and as he moves to distribute his latest shipment, his beloved boat and only escape is overtaken by a presence of his past.
As churchgoers flourish in numbers, Reverend Dan soothes the anxieties of the townspeople. When the hauntings escalate to a possession of a young boy, Dan wrestles with the thought of performing an unsanctioned exorcism.
The town leans on skeptical and steadfast handyman Doug after Port Moore's social structure begins to collapse. But when Doug's dead daughter persuades Roman to deliver a message, Doug's well-being rapidly deteriorates, sending him over the edge.
As Val organizes a civil defense force to protect the town, her twin daughter Abigail goes missing. Jimmy leads the charge to find the young girl, employing Roman's medium skills and anyone else who's willing to set foot in the treacherous forest on the outskirts of town.
A power outage sends Port Moore into a tailspin. The ghosts are somehow stronger, prompting Roman, Jimmy, Landis and Doug to trek up to the dam to get the power back on fast. But a long-buried town secret threatens to tear the group apart.
An arrival from Lambda headquarters gives the town hope for the first time in weeks as they distribute supplies and promise to get everyone off the island; the eccentric young CEO Daphne Vikander takes great interest in Roman.