In 2015, the assassination of a popular, mixed-raced, liberal President seeking re-election has catastrophic consequences on the nation, along with the rest of the world. The tragic end result of this action leads to an inexperienced, conservative, female governor from Montana winning the election and starting WWIII after blaming Middle Eastern countries for the assassination.
Elsewhere, an author is on the edge of suicide over personal failures and a gloomy view of the future. Driven by a desire to set the record straight he has a creative epiphany during a psychedelic mushroom trip. A streetwise teenage father befriends The Author, who finds his fateful purpose writing a book about building a better tomorrow on strong foundation of knowledge and science, using fundamental principles for survival told through a good story. Anonymously made available to read for free on the internet, The Book of Tomorrows attracts instant controversy. A tragic event leaves the teenage father with sole custody of his daughter. Meanwhile, an investigative journalist breaks a conspiracy, uncovering evidence implicating the Right-Wing President in the death of her predecessor. Tragically, it is too late to stop the war, creating nuclear wastelands out of the most of the Middle East and Washington, D.C. by 2020, leaving mankind on the brink of annihilation.
A diabolically brilliant scheme to prevent global warming from reaching its tipping point is credited to a crazed environmentalist, who has a desperate plan to save the world by releasing a deadly virus that wipes out half the world’s population by 2025. The world goes mad as society crumbles. An angry mob kills The Author after learning his true identity. The young father and daughter bury The Author with the original, handwritten version of The Book of Tomorrows and take a printed copy with them, believing it might one day contain the key to mankind’s salvation.