Lan Agstaff joined the army to escape from the memory of a failed love affair. But on the way to his first posting in Neotra, the suspended animation chamber malfunctions–and instead of peaceful nothingness he dreams endlessly about his lost lover. By the time Lan’s ship gets to Neotra tensions have reached breaking point, making all-out war virtually inevitable.
Will Lan be consumed by the flashbacks of his ex-lover or can he recover from the torment of dreams?
Even though he knew something was coming, even though he tried to prepare his family, even though he had bought survival equipment and food stores–when it happened he wasn’t ready.
Now he is slowly starving to death in a desolated apocalyptic wilderness. He tries to find food and stay warm. He is hounded by his fear of being discovered and haunted by the loss of his family. As the sunless days grow colder and as he grows weaker he is forced to risk more and more for less...