Hayden McCall’s life is going nowhere. Mid-twenties and jobless with no hopes or ambitions, his only worry is whether he’ll be able to contact his parents quickly enough to help pay his long-due rent installment. But when his landlord finally does come knocking soaked in blood, Hayden fast realises that something is not right. People are butchering one another in the streets. Internet and television signals are down. And the police are non-existent.