A worldwide pandemic, blackouts, explosions, this is just the beginning of a novel which depicts a family's determination to survive a new world full of peril. Adapting to their current situation, future expectations seem achievable. Then, as the family slowly ventures out from their safe haven, they discover shadowy events occurring in the area. Fires are spotted from their isolated sanctuary and strange activities in a neighboring town deepen the family's suspicion that something out of the ordinary is happening around them. The group must find its way while facing danger and heartbreak with only their wits and faith to keep them alive. The struggle to overcome assaults from lawless men, confront environmental threats as well as foreign terrorists moves the storyline along. The book hypnotizes the reader, drawing him into the unanticipated ending.