The Pratt family was torn apart by the sudden strike of the infected Crossed masses. Surviving members think they have found a safe place to start over. A place the Crossed won't find them and can be well defended. But those are only the external threat as evil lurks in the hearts of some men and those terrors aren't as easy to see as a Crossed rash. There is no help. There is no hope. There is no escape. There are only the Crossed.