As man is about to step on the Moon, two children find a strange device in the desert. Is it from deep space? Is it lost military technology? They bring back the device to the town's doctor, but they soon fall ill along with most of the towns people. When the town is overrun by wild creatures, there is no option but to hide and run. The US Military soon arrive in a rescue effort, but their presence makes the survivors even more uneasy.
The idea of this series is give insight into the origins of the Heindrich Project, a post-apocalyptic survival series based in a not so distant future.