While John Beckham is away from home on business, a torrent of evil is unleashed upon the Earth. The living succumb and die quickly, only to rise again. Those who survive the initial event are set upon by the walking dead and soon join their ranks. But, a small number of people remain untouched, hiding and praying. John's only thought is to get home to his wife who is trapped and alone. On his journey he is joined by a young woman, a ten year old boy, a college student and an elderly convenience store clerk. Along the way they encounter thugs, blood thirsty corpses and demonic forces they don't understand. Together they struggle to survive as the world around them disintegrates.