In this, the first installment of The CNVE Chronicles, William and his friends have formed a salvage crew, scouring the deserted metro area for food, fuel and survivors while contending with the criminals who seek to eliminate the competition. Sonia and Padma have struck out from the Evacuation Center, hiding from FEMA Security Forces, brigand gangs and the Infected along the way. Puchard and his gang are safely ensconced in their hotel lair, trading drugs and plotting abductions.
With the arrival of fall, William and his friends are forced to confront the largest threat they’ve yet encountered, enlisting some unlikely allies. Puchard deals with a betrayal from among the ranks while Sonia and Padma face a life of constant peril, summoning up personal strengths they never could have imagined.
Alone and Unafraid: Part One – 84 Pages/40,441 Words
Table of Contents
Chapter One – Freedom of Movement (Part One)
Chapter Two – Freedom of Movement (Part Two)
Chapter Three – Community Outreach (Part One)
Chapter Four – Community Outreach (Part Two)
Chapter Five – Bedtime Stories
Chapter Six – No Place Like Home
Chapter Seven – The Magic Lantern Show
Chapter Eight – A Difficult Commute
Chapter Eleven – The Dog Whisperers
Chapter Twelve – Coffee Break
Chapter Thirteen- Audition Night
Chapter Fourteen – Social Security
Chapter Fifteen – Look Homeward, Angel!