By Kyle West
Within the 12 months 2030, the meteor Ragnarok impacted Earth, rending the area a wilderness. Billions died, the sky went purple, and the realm entered an ice age from which it is going to no longer emerge for centuries.
By 2060, what's left of the USA exists underground within the Bunkers. the place as soon as there have been one hundred forty four, now merely 4 are left - fallen for purposes of hunger, uprising, or worse. For within the wake of Ragnarok are new and sinister threats, threats which don't but have a name...
Born into this post-apocalyptic global is sixteen-year-old Alex Keener, who has lived his complete existence underground in U.S. Bunker 108. but if a stranger is allow into the Bunker from the wastes, in defiance of protocol, all hell breaks loose...and Alex's existence will not be similar again
Apocalypse is the 1st booklet in seven half sequence. the subsequent books, Origins and Evolution, are already released. publication 4, Revelation, should be out 9/30/2013.
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