The team is sidetracked on their way to Washington D.C. when another community attempts to recruit them, although things seem too good to be true and suspicions begin to arise.
"The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled, no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living."--P.  of cover.