The book is a fictional story about a group of people who build a shelter to protect them from an economic crash, a war, or anything else that comes along. They have the money and they buy the peace of mind.
The electricity goes out due to a phenomenon known as an EMP, an Electro Magnetic Pulse that destroys electrical circuits. This is a real phenomonen or maybe just a possibility. It may have happened two hundred years ago without anyone noticing. It may happen all the time, every hundred or two hundred years. No one knows.
The book is about political power, after the existing system is destroyed so are its power structures.
The book forms an examination of different political systems such as collectivism, democracy, anarchism as well as others.
It is an action adventure that is the story of a group of people who make a cross country journey in a post apocalyptic world. It is the story of the people they meet on their journey to meet the philosopher king.
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