It's the year 2013. The economy has tanked, the governments are rapidly failing, and revolution is stirring. The world is on the brink of disaster, just waiting for something to nudge it. In May of 2013, the world is shoved off the brink. An electrical storm of unknown origin knocks out every electrical device in the western hemisphere. War of all kinds break out. Civil war. World war. This is the story of Riley Hathaway.