Nate Wilder suffers from panic attacks triggered by news reports of world catastrophes even when, rationally, the events should not affect him. Nate becomes a prepper to help him cope with the anxiety, stocking a makeshift shelter. So when nuclear disaster actually strikes home, Nate must employ truly heroic courage or fold to his fears. But in the aftermath of the bombs, it quickly becomes apparent that surviving the attack is just the beginning - there is far worse yet to come.
Jay is a typical 12-year-old boy. The story of the Man with the White Face has made the rounds in his neighborhood, and he never buys in to the legend until the day he's abducted. That's when Jay learns the horrifying truth about the Man with the White Face.