California is suddenly rocked from top to bottom by two catastrophic earthquakes that bring the state to its knees. These are the gripping stories of a handful of struggling survivors and their life and death experiences. You’ll be spellbound on the edge of your seat every step of the way. Situations include people trapped in a dangling Palm Springs tram car, a collapsed Disneyland roller coaster ride, and deadly wild fires raging out of control and burning everything in their path. Streets are buckled and impassable, and vital utilities all shut down indefinitely. Untold numbers of people are trapped in the rubble of toppled buildings. Families are separated and later reunited. Fortunes are made while others such as generations of real estate holdings are wiped out. The cast of colorful characters includes an eccentric attorney and his terrified trophy wife, a doctor sadly widowed by the earthquake, a pair of young newlyweds who suffer a tragic death, a family on vacation thrust into the struggle of their lives, a devious bank teller turned bank thief, a high school hockey team turned heroes and saviors, and many more.