After many years of University and Army training, 21-year-old Struan Kenrick is given two weeks leave before being transferred to a new position in Darwin. On arrival at the airport close to the family properties, Struan learns from his oldest brother, Euan, that their youngest brother Sawney is being ostracised by their grandparents, making him isolated and depressed. Determined to improve the situation for his baby brother, Struan organised for Sawney and him to go on a short holiday, firstly on the Indian Pacific train, and then a stay on Rottnest Island, but things take a dramatic change once on the train.
Anton comes to town to find someone and involves Patrick. Adam is ask to serve a summons only to find himself involved in a mistaken identity. Lies smothers the truth as relationships hang in the balance.
Young Jake has been guided towards his high school building along with many other survivors from all of the surrounding areas, as the country attempts to make it through a zombie outbreak. It is only by chance that a beautiful stranger gets holed up in the same building. Even in a world overrun by the dead, love can still make you feel so alive.
Carter is a junior in college where he studies history and business and where he gets on reasonably well and seems like your average student. However, he is still haunted from his childhood where he was separated from his brother and has always felt empty since. A series of events and people during the fall semester of his junior year conspire to change his life forever.