By John Birmingham
The international replaced perpetually while an enormous wave of power slammed into North the United States and burnt up ninety nine percentage of the inhabitants. because the usa lay in ruins, chaos erupted around the globe.
Now, whereas a skeleton American executive attempts to reconstruct the country, swarms of pirates and overseas militias plunder the lawless barren region the place even the president is reasonable prey. In long island urban, armies of seriously armed predators carry sway—and carry off a suffering U.S. army. In Texas, a rogue basic bent on secession leads a brutal crusade opposed to immigrants. And in England, a U.S. specified ops agent enters a shadow struggle opposed to a perilous enemy who has made the struggle own. whereas the president ponders a blitz assault on America’s as soon as maximum urban, the forces of order and anarchy salary all-out conflict for postapocalyptic dominance—and a handful of survivors needs to make a decision how a long way to visit salvage no matter what doubtful destiny awaits . . . after America.
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