An epidemic has broken out. The disease spreads faster than wildfire, and leaves nothing but destruction in it's path. Society is in an uproar, with the human population dwindling, what remains of the government acts to keep what is left of society alive. Silence sets in, enveloping every town, city, and village. With everything she has ever known taken from her, Mona Lancaster is forced to face the unknown all by herself. In the large city of Baltimore, Mona faces loneliness, isolation, starvation, and disease every single day. With little hope and a harsh winter setting in, her chances of survival seem very low. She reaches her lowest points of survival on more than one occasion, facing death's door twice, only to be pulled away just in the nick of time. With no where to go, and no one to turn to. With the help of a beloved friend, Mona works to survive. Her decisions bring her to a sanctuary where she has the chance to live, survive, and thrive. Yet, there are so many questions to be answered.