The discovery was accidental, an innocent consequence born of desperation following an economic collapse.
The aftermath was unfathomable.
In the deepest goldmine in Africa, Thato stumbles upon something unique, an entity more extraordinary than golden ore buried in layers of the earth so deep that no light penetrates the darkness. Wrenching it from the rock, he inadvertently unleashes something monstrous into the world. From a township in South Africa, a microscopic virulence sweeps across the globe, finding its way into the US, where one doctor comes face-to-face with the reality of a pandemic in small-town America.
Warnings: graphic descriptions of illness-related death