It has been sixteen years since nightmarish creatures invaded the earth. Their origin remains a mystery. And as if an invasion of bloodthirsty monsters wasn't ridiculous enough, there are rumors of men and women who have become something more than human. As the years wore on, blame and mistrust cleaved what little cooperation once united the remaining tribes of man. Bastion Conroy lives in the last successfully fortified city of consequence. He believes that his homeland could do more for the survivors outside their walls. Today, his resolve is to be put to the test. A strange power has emerged in a region that was once known as "South Carolina." With two mysterious teammates, Bastion has been assigned a mission: Head out into the nightmare. If the monsters somehow don't kill and eat him immediately, uncover the truth about this new power.