FIRE, fever-induced rapid encephalitis, is the name humanity gave for the virus the covered the globe within days. A disease with no cure or discernible cause. When the virus hits Canada, it takes with it Max and Clara Jacobs, a devoted couple who find themselves opposite ends of the country before they die. Rising once again, they must each come to terms with what they have become and decide the lengths to which they will go to find each other again. Can they survive long enough to be reunited in a world that is against them?