The ominous Dread Army is moving against the last remaining human enclaves.
In an Elite protected castle in upstate New York, a handful of survivors are prepared to make their last stand. If their defenses are breached, they’ll be infected with a virus that will transform them into vile creatures ruled by base instincts.
Far to the west, Taylor Hart’s special powers have so far kept her and the other refugees from The Ark safe from infection, but how long can they survive alone? Taylor struggles to build alliances with neighboring outposts, but her emerging feelings for Lu interfere. Is there room for love in a world ruled by the Dread?
On the Oregon border, something is waiting. Something…not human. The latest Dread Lieutenant has created a perfect killing machine, a man-turned-monster with only one thought—