A Novel. A Nightmare. A Future San Francisco.
In the end days of catastrophic global warming the sea has risen to reclaim the land, the Earth’s oil reserves have run dry, and the Federal Government has collapsed along with the economy. Besieged by the Pacific Ocean, the ruined archipelago of San Francisco has been carved up between ruthless gangs and a corrupt and brutal police force. As the wealthy retreat to their bunkers those left behind fight a vicious tribal war to secure the dwindling supplies of food and fresh water.
Among them is one man who’s seen cities perish before. Barricaded high above the carnage he watches as the fires take over and the desperate hordes close in around him. Everyone wants what he has – water; anyone would kill for it – but Nero has a dangerous secret and he’s not going to tell…