Fans of author King will enjoy this pyromaniacal suspense film more than anyone else. The picture begins with a flashback in which Locklear and Keith, collegians, subject themselves to a drug experiment under what they believe to be controlled circumstances. They experience no apparent
side effects at that point, but later their daughter (Barrymore) demonstrates the rare ability, at an early age, to "will" a blaze into existence. The original experiments were overseen by the DSI (Department of Scientific Intelligence), a CIA-type agency that decides to nab the girl for further
tests, disposing of her and her father (they are the only remaining proof of the heinous ...