Erik Sears is a veteran of Iraq. While in Iraq he discovers the Creator’s stone. The stone saves his life and he packs it away in his pocket. A month later, limping and home Erik discovers that his wife was killed just hours before. Distraught Erik applies the stone to his wife’s body but something goes wrong. Erik’s wife wakes but is not alive. She hungers for the life force of the living. Erik runs, escaping the carnage that he started. The plague kills thousands but Erik escapes with his life. The Army steps in and surrounds Kingsboro. They put up a fence around the city which eventually becomes a ten foot tall automated, weaponized wall. Erik leaves part 1 a broken man living on the street.