The scientific community kept warning humanity that a celestial object would one day strike the Earth and annihilate our species. They were right. An asteroid did strike â€“ just that nobody noticed it. The catastrophic event was an innocuous flash in the sky, an insignificant falling star that at most might have been noticed by a handful of people. As Andrew and Rose rush to reach the shelter in time, the President's last message asks to pit family against family and neighbor against neighbor. Andrew finds no solace or hope in the last address to the nation as the President evokes a return to civil war, but is soon put to the test when his family is threatened. Kaley is living the last bitter days of her life and doesn't expect to be called to service. What she learns about the fate of the remaining men and what she is asked to do will not only humiliate her, but test her resolve. How far is she willing to go to save the future of the world she helped create? Book 2 of 3.