Author: James Herbert
Original language: English
The long-dreaded nuclear conflict has come. The city is torn apart, shattered, its people destroyed or mutilated beyond hope. For just a few, survival is possible only beneath the wrecked streets—if there is time to avoid the slow-descending poisonous ashes. But below, the rats, demonic offspring of their irradiated forebears, are waiting. They know that man is weakened, become frail—has become their prey.