A suspicious threesome checked into Vern's beloved desert motel three nights ago and strange things have happened ever since... One of them sits outside in their car while the other two haven't left the room. The motel lights intermittently pop and flicker, while the electric meter spins out of control. With his patience unraveled Vern is determined to figure out what the hell is going on.
Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies.
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.