By Anthony DeCosmo
Earth is invaded via a suite of alien animals--both predators and prey--as good as extraterrestrial militias of various technological functions. Governments fall; towns are overrun. The panorama grows wild, alien forces try to carve out zones of keep watch over, and humanity not sits atop the nutrients chain.
Trevor Stone unearths himself on my own and afraid during this chaotic new international while he meets a wierd previous guy who supplies 3 gifts.
First, a well-stocked property excellent for surviving the preliminary invasion. moment, the facility to regulate the fiercest breeds of canine. 3rd, entry to the genetic thoughts of mankind.
It turns out he's all a part of a plan; a plan that has set 'rules' to this invasion and person who blurs the road among hero and villain.
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