An asteroid larger than the one that decimated the dinosaurs was found to be on a collision course with planet Earth. Chichibu observatory in Japan had made the initial discovery and had been the first to release the horrific news that no one would ever want to hear. Ground Zero could not be predicted, yet. Not A lot of time remained. It spelled doom for everyone who had become accustomed to calling the blue planet home. In a small town in Southern California the life of retired fireman Jim Stone had been uprooted. Up till now he’d led a peaceful coexistence in his small world with a loving son and if that wasn't enough, he’d been fortunate enough to meet the woman of his dreams. They had planned to be married in the near future.
For the first time in his life he’d found true bliss. It seemed he couldn’t have asked for anything more, that is, until that dreadful day when society imploded.