Fighting to survive while protecting their own and suffering loss in this new world, the group has finally started to rebuild a life from the ashes. One year after the country went dark the group will face some of the most villainous of men, but with the help of friends, new and old, they will take on every challenge together. Proof that the world does keep moving forward, as young love takes root and Tessa assumes responsibility for a stranger. Will it lead her away from her family and all they have worked for? In this new world, family are those who choose to fight for you as well as beside you!