Earth reels in the aftermath of a devastating solar flare—the effect of a savage solar storm that has resulted in a global disaster of unprecedented proportions. Most of the world is without electrical power or the means to restore it.
In the blink of an eye, the life we lead today became history: the infrastructures of modern American life ceased to exist. Cities, nations and governments are no more . The economy has collapsed and lawlessness reigns. Billions have perished and survival has become a way of life in a world that seems intent on wiping out humankind—or at least its humanity. Those who remain seem to operate on opposite ends of the moral spectrum.