The first book in the series follows Jimmy and Sarah, as their respective worlds fall apart around them. America has been attacked, and the power grid has fallen. Jimmy wants to get home to his family, before the worst happens. Sarah is thrilled to have finally found a man that actually cares for her. Their journey together across America is rife with ambushes, and confrontations with brutal gangs bent on causing chaos. For Jimmy, combat isn’t his largest problem, for him the struggle against temptation has never been harder.