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Jean-Jacques Reibel

In "198Z," the vibrant life of 1980s southern Florida is on the brink of an unimaginable transformation. Donald, a local dive bar DJ known for spinning records into the early hours, finds himself caught in a reality far removed from the neon glow and pulsating beats of Miami's nightlife. As anomalies begin to surface with the dawn, the city's rhythmic heartbeat starts to falter, hinting at a darkness that creeps beneath the surface.

When a beach party goes disastrously wrong, Donald's encounter with the unthinkable marks the beginning of an epic struggle for survival. The city he loves is under siege, its streets now a battleground between the living and the dead. Amidst chaos, Donald emerges as an unlikely leader, rallying a group of survivors who seek refuge in the ruins of an abandoned mall. Together, they must navigate the new rules of a world gone mad, where forming alliances can be as dangerous as the hordes that roam the streets.

As the group contends with the nightmarish reality of the undead, hints of a government conspiracy begin to unravel, suggesting that the outbreak may not have been as random as it seemed. Forced to make a risky escape from the city, Donald and his band confront the hidden dangers of the swampy Everglades, hoping to find safety and perhaps a new beginning.

But as they make their last stand at an isolated lighthouse, the survivors realize that the fight for their lives is also a fight for humanity's soul. In "198Z," the legacy of their struggle against a backdrop of neon and decay will define the future of a world forever changed, challenging Donald and his companions to envision what it means to rebuild in the aftermath of the unthinkable.

"198Z" is a tale of resilience, unity, and the indomitable human spirit, a thrilling journey through a decade defined by excess and innovation, now standing on the precipice of an apocalypse. This story blends the nostalgic allure of the '80s with the grim reality of survival, crafting a narrative that is as haunting as it is vibrant.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 9th, 2024
  • Pages: 104
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 7.81in - 5.06in - 0.22in - 0.24lb
  • EAN: 9798322337409
  • Categories: Science Fiction - Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic