One shocking afternoon, computers around the globe shut down in
a viral catastrophe. At sixteen-year-old Adam Daley''s high school,
the problems first seems to be a typical electrical outage, until
students discover that cell phones are down, multiple utilities are
failing, and the only vehicles that function are a few ancient,
computer-free cars like Adam''s.
Driving home, Adam ecounters a storm tide of anger and fear as
the region becomes paralyzed. Soon--as resources dwindle, crises
mount, and chaos descends--he will see his suburban
neighbourhoodband together for protection. And before long, Adam
will discover that having a police captain for a mother and a
retired government spy living next door are not just the facts of
like but the keys to his survival.
Welcome to the all-too-possible nightmare of The Rule of