The story centres around one person and his response to a civil unrest situation that deteriorates to open anarchy. From living the dream, an off-grid lifestyle with his wife on their small but efficient block of land, to defending their property from marauding gangs. When Factions rise and develop enough power to take whatever they want, he won’t be pushed out. Taking his wife out off harms way, he returns to his home to defend his property. In a bush environment, where law and decency are secondary to survival, keeping ahead of the gangs becomes a lifestyle where innovative thinking and the will to keep going is vital to survival. As the gangs add more manpower and technology to the problem he’s causing them, he loses ground until a tactical retreat is required.
In a surprise medical twist, the entire political situation changes and he’s able to attempt a return trip however the situation has changed even more than he could ever have imagined and without any reliable information, is forced to move with great care through a countryside decimated by medical and political upheaval.