Kurt Weinstock has it all. He's had a secure job at the East Florida Shipyard for the past twenty-six years. His wife makes a good living as a real estate agent. His sons are headed off to college, and the mortgage is finally paid off . It's the perfect time for Kurt to think about retiring and relaxing in some Florida beach bungalow. But then, something happens and the world as Kurt knew it is gone. A destructive cosmic event occurs, leaving few survivors in rth Florida and possibly world-wide. Kurt has to follow his instincts to survive in this new primitive world, and somehow, his instincts make him into a mythic hero. People call him Captain Kurt, and they come from miles around, begging for his support and kwledge. What was once the life of an average Joe is w something quite different. It's t only the helpless that have come to Kurt for help, though. Along with dodging angry Floridian beasts, he w hides from incoming factions of survivors who do t believe in peace. Instead, they hope to exert their dominance over what's left of humanity, with Captain Kurt's help. Now, Kurt has much more to worry about than angry animals; apparently, humanity is better than the beasts.