In the second decade of the millennium, facing severe drought and the threat of starvation, China and North Korea created the Combined Nations and invaded and took over the United States. Now it is an occupied country, and the remaining population never knows which country’s soldiers they’ll encounter next. Seventeen years after the invasion, the drought comes to an end.
Jake Talbot has seen the worst of war and all that follows. He guides Charlie, a child he’s raised for eight years while avoiding the OcForces and living outside the cities and settlements. In the wilderness, Jake encounters Lucas Chan, a Chinese sergeant who has lost more than his share of men to rebel encounters. An unlikely alliance forms, and the pair soon learn just how far the OcForces will go to fulfill their exit strategy. Come October, the OcForces must be gone. What will their exit cost, and are they willing to pay the price?
In this novel, set in an occupied America, an American man and a sergeant from the occupying military join forces in an attempt to resist tyranny.