AprašymasAfter concealing their true financial instability to the world for a decade, the Chinese government implodes, triggering severe global economic crises and panic. Rioting, chaos, and ultimately anarchy breaks out in the U.S. as it experiences the sudden and complete collapse of banks, stock markets, and all major business enterprises twice as bad as the Great Depression. One man anticipates this chaos and prepares a journey to a safe haven in a valley just two hundred miles away. The rapid disintegration of government control puts him in grave danger but also brings several strangers into his life who help him fight his way to the valley. Grant is a widower, a student of history and has no experience at handling violent situations. However, circumstances rapidly put him in kill or be killed situations, forcing him to do anything to survive. Along the way, three other couples, whose relationships have just been forged in the chaotic new world, team up with Grant and a young woman he meets to travel to what they hope will be a peaceful sanctuary. If only that were true....