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Downloaded from the internet over three million times, this exciting, action-packed, survival story is finally available in book form. Lights Out chronicles the challenges of Mark “Karate Man” Turner when the lights go out over most of the free world. He must find in himself the ability to unite his family, friends, and neighbors if any of them are to survive the harsh reality that everyday life becomes when the veneer of civilization is stripped away.
finally quieted. “We have unconfirmed reports…not much more than a rumor right now…that there is some kind of virus on the West Coast. No one knows if it is naturally occurring, or if it is an engineered attack. However, the best information we can get indicates that it is highly contagious and that the mortality rate may be as high as fifty percent.” A pin dropping could have been heard. Chapter 39 - New Friends A moment later curious, frightened, and angry voices erupted as one and
you up did a good job. You’ll be running again in two weeks.” The nurse winked at him and then gave Jess a nod and a smile to let her know that she didn’t need to worry. “Thanks, Lisa.” Mark said as he started to get up. “Whoa there, cowboy. You’ve got to stay here for thirty minutes so I can make sure you don’t have a reaction to the antibiotics I gave you.” “OK.” Mark agreed wearily. “Can I at least get a blanket or something to cover up my half naked butt?” Lisa got a clean sheet and
the truck, Mark felt better. He realized that he too probably looked a little scruffy. After all, it had been two days since he had shaved. Once all the groceries were loaded, the girls got into the truck and Mark pushed the basket over to the cart corral. When he turned to go back, the three men were between the truck and him. Mark’s senses went into overdrive. He looked at the truck. The girls had the doors closed and, he hoped, locked. He looked side to side, but there was no one else this far
free. Mark set the breaker bar down and removed the lock from the handle. He lifted the handle and turned it. George had the light and the other two were positioning themselves to see what, if anything, this big metal box held. As soon as the door cracked, Alex and George doubled over and wretched. Mark recognized the rancid smell of death immediately and he barely kept his breakfast down. Gunny’s hand was over his nose and mouth in a flash and with the other hand he was pulling George outside.
that worked so we had plenty of water. We laid low and didn’t do anything to call attention to ourselves. There wasn’t much game to hunt, but Je? found a few tree rats and rabbits for us. We saved all the vegetables for the little ones. For the last thirteen days, two of us made the walk to check and see if the Guard had left. It was frustrating to only be a few miles from you and not be able to get here.” “Yesterday, Dad and Monica saw that they were gone and Je? and I decided that we would