This is the story of the crash of our present society caused by massive computer systems lock-ups. It is also the story of people caught up in the economic and social upheaval created by that coming meltdown. Todd Vanderstahl was on the fast track to success, then he learns that his beautiful second wife is having a seedy affair and that his employer is using his computer expertise to manipulate the
As this drama unfolds, we see people across the country come to realize the extent of the failures that are waiting at the century rollover. There are vignettes of power companies systems checkers, North Sea oil rigs and frustrated corporate computer managers. When the crisis comes, we see the government paralyzed, not only by downed computers, but even more by its own lack of tax revenues in the general collapse of business.
This is a story of sexual degradation that is redeemed by love, of gun battles in the streets of New York and of a small group of survivors making a new life for itself away from the gloom and despair that hangs over the rest of society.