The world has ended. The pandemic crossed continents, sparing only a fraction of the global population. The survivors are now trying to pick up the pieces and rebuild society to create a new future. But with only a handful of towns and cities starting to rise from the ashes, and governance and law-making in a fragile, fledgling state, everyone must start over. And the worst of human nature has survived along with the best. Abby Grant and Jenny Richards face a renewed fight for survival... 2.1 Bad Blood by Lizbeth Myles Abby and Jenny are heading north when they’re thrown into the middle of a conflict between two rival factions. Learning someone has tried to assassinate the local Governor, is there anything they can do to prevent further violence and bloodshed? 2.2 When First We Practise to Deceive by Andrew Smith Abby and Jenny reach the Zone controlled by Governor Dominic Crayle. He has serious questions to answer, but Crayle will go to any lengths to protect his secrets. 2.3 Last Stand by Roland Moore In the overgrown remains of an abandoned city, a new friend helps Abby and Jenny make a last stand against a determined enemy.