The end of civilization is just a new beginning!
Young Jack grew up fearing the taint-infested world that Earth had turned into. The rules were clear: work hard, stay in the haven, and run away from taint. He broke those rules, and people died. Now, as the newest member of the haven guard squad, he has to go back out into Taint-land, preserve ammunition, and find a purpose to live for. Instead, he finds a war.
How hard could survival be?