Infection rates skyrocketed in the United States’ largest cities the first days of the outbreak, as the rapacious dead delivered the Omega virus with emotionless efficiency.
The Omega Virus spreads exponentially from within the mega population centers, pulsing into the countryside, a rotten, shambling diaspora. It had taken 3.7 billion years for man to evolve, yet it had taken one microscopic manmade virus only three days to deliver mankind to the doorstep of extinction.
Shawn Chesser resides in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and two children. He studied writing at Harvard on the Hill (PCC Sylvania) many years ago.
Shawn is a big fan of the apocalyptic horror genre. Stephen King, Cormac McCarthy, and George Romero are strong influences. Shawn has been a zombie fanatic for decades. He likes his creatures shambling, trudging, and moaning. As for fast, agile, screaming specimens . . . not so much.
When not writing, Shawn, a practicing father, spends the rest of his time doting on his children and doing whatever his wife says.
Cade Grayson finds himself separated from his wife and daughter during a viral outbreak; between them are 3000 miles and millions of infected.
After battling zombies and humans across the west, and still unsure of the well being or whereabouts of his family, Cade soldiers on alone, eastbound, locked and loaded.