Join Jude St. Clair on his path into the unknown to find out why souls don’t leave when the body dies. People, animals, insects, and plants are all stuck in their bodies as they decay. The world is shocked when people’s hearts stop beating, but then just go home. As they decay, they slowly go mad and become unpredictable. Follow Jude through the chaos of societal decay, riots, famine, and the undead, while he tries to separate fact from fiction. Can he survive long enough to set the world right?