Ten years after a pandemic had swept the globe, survivors were forced into factions and camps in order to survive.
Niall and Harry are two orphans who have found refuge in a government camp. It is where Niall falls I love with a young soldier, Zayn. But Zayn had his own secrets, carefully guarding a past that involves Harry. Before Niall and Zayn can admit their feelings towards each other, the camp is attacks and they're separated.
Niall knows to lead harry to Albany. The last free camp in the east. But the road is full of danger.
Not only must they dodge pockets of infection, but they're threatened by drifters and gangs. When they arrive in Albany, they find it deserted.
Zayn and his friend Louis are close on their heels, but not close enough. The provisional government is on a mission, and no one is quite prepared for what lies ahead...