The world, empty and lost. A pandemic has killed humanity, and a few survivors need to cope with the hardships of the postapocalypse. On the run from gangs in the Old World, Alan and his family arrive in the United States, hoping to build a new life. But evil forces are at work, and soon his family disappears without a trace. They seem to have been kidnapped, but by whom? Alan has to use all his cunning to survive in a hostile country. Dreadful secrets begin to unravel as he crosses the violent continent in search of his family.