Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes according to plan.
The not-too-distant future. Seventeen years ago, a man-made disaster struck the planet. Where forests and gardens used to grow, now there is snow and ice, and life is preserved only in the giant train, rushing nonstop along the trans-Eurasian highway. In the first carriages of the train live the ruling elite, in the last - ordinary people. Life at the back of the train resembles a concentration camp - disease, poverty and the lawlessness of the overseers. It is here, from among the humiliated and insulted rises a man who wants to restore justice.
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting level-led, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Five years ago, the world plunged into chaos: after seeing something, people commit suicide. A woman with two five-year-old children, having heard on the radio of a safe place, sets out to find the surviving community and brings with her the parrots in a box. To keep alive in this new world, the most important thing is not to look around and listen to how the birds react to approaching danger.
A small town is covered by a supernatural fog that cuts people off from the outside world. A group of heroes, who find themselves in a supermarket at this moment, have to engage in an unequal battle with the monsters living in the fog.
Will and Samantha are a happy couple, and soon they will have a new addition to the family. But Will can't get along with his father-in-law Tom, who is angry about his daughter moving to another town. The sorting out of their relationship has to be postponed when a massive disaster strikes over the West Coast. The power goes out, the airports are closed, and Samantha is clearly in danger. Will and Tom set out to save her.
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
A group of "green" extremists invade a primate research center and release a monkey infected with a virus of unstoppable aggression from a secret research laboratory. The deadly virus, transmitted through blood in a matter of seconds, causes instant infection and, in contact with any living creature, turns it into a bloodthirsty monster.
Twenty-eight days later, the entire United Kingdom is gripped by a terrible epidemic: many evacuate, others seek safety in the hope of escaping. Those who are lucky enough not to be infected are hiding in an abandoned house with a group of military personnel.
Rob's farewell party to Japan is interrupted by a thunderous roar - something has attacked New York, wreaking panic, destruction and devouring people. The army is powerless against the giant monster, Manhattan is declared a closed zone, but somewhere near Central Park, Rob's girlfriend is in trouble.
Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
The story is about a family trying to escape from the threat that threatens all of humanity. Trouble comes out of nowhere, coming suddenly, forcing people everywhere to commit suicide. A terrible plague, an epidemic or a new disease? What is it? No one knows...