And so it was, like the wretched cough of a dying man, America drew its last breath and faded into the cold embrace of total war.
Lukas Chambers: a man of fate. Having survived the Battle of DC, he now sets his eyes on seizing that which he claims as rightfully his—the world. But as Lukas swells his ranks and presses outward, battling old foe and combating new threats, he comes to realize the most dangerous enemy is not the distant army gathering to beat down his walls—it is the inconspicuous serpent lurking in plain sight.
Reduced to a refugee and fleeing the far-reaching grasp of the Imperium, Adam Reinhart begins a perilous journey to find hope among the chaos. However, with the news of his family’s death at the Siege of Fort Bragg, Adam struggles not only for survival, but for the strength to protect what good is left within him as he traverses a broken nation composed of nightmares and savages.
Hundreds of miles to the south, Sarah Reinhart and her family live! Barely escaping the talons of war, they soon hear that Adam had allegedly died at the hands of Lukas. As Sarah fights her way through the aftermath of a battle-torn America, she too will awaken a fury and discover what she is willing to become to see her children safe.
Three separate journeys, intertwined in an epic struggle for survival. And as the world pushes them to the brink of madness and despair, all will fight to endure the most treacherous threat of all: the dragons of men.