Faced with the threat of people who have mysteriously changed into crazed zombie-like maniacs, and the dangers of a world with no electricity or running water, no government or protective services, those who haven't turned are forced to come to grips with all that has happened and try to find a way to survive.
Adam, an aspiring writer, sees the chaos from his apartment window. After, afraid of disease and wanting to find help, he sets off to escape the city, only to find an unlikely companion.
Jane, whose family turns into the zombie-like creatures, attempts to deal with her family's fate and her role in it.
Claire, a recently graduated university student, barely escapes her brother's violent attack before being thrown into a situation which is much worse than she could imagine.
Follow as they make their way through the new world, attempting to survive the apocalypse.