When the dead rise a divorced father has to make his way through the zombie apocalypse to reach his daughter. He sets out with his loyal dog and a fast car. When the roads full of the undead prove to be impassable, the pair are forced to make their way on foot through hundreds of miles and thousands of the living dead.
The backroads of Nova Scotia give him new companions including a meth head and a teenage girl with a chip on her shoulder. As they travel together they will face obstacles even more dangerous than the zombies.