A zombie like fungus that once wreaked havoc on ant hives has mutated to a point where it can control humans.
Deep in the Amazon was the first exposure, and within weeks all of the U.S. was under the control of the viral fungus.
Eli, an unlucky young man, finds himself being dealt one too many bad hands throughout life, and in his early twenties, he decides to do something about it. But whether it was more bad luck, or fate itself, he ends up right in the middle of the infected world without a clue as to what happened and what to do.
Trying to find answers he runs across the most mysterious person he's ever met...