Set in the year 2083, the Earth has become a wasteland after years of pollution, developing land for industry, and a lack of environmental policies. Since deregulation, numerous power plant accidents have occurred and radiation levels have elevated to fatal levels globally. Everything is now toxic, including air and water. Various illnesses have emerged and spread, including a new virus that kills all living things. Plants, fish, animals, and humans have all perished to varying degrees of extinction and are fighting to survive. The story follows the survivors as they try to make a better life for themselves in search of a solution for a dying world.