The light is running out of the world... An unfathomable darkness is steadily enveloping the planet. Plants and animals are dying, and the temperature is dropping rapidly. The final days are fast approaching. In a small Wisconsin town, residents will face the end in many ways; fear and despair, rage and violence, hopeless resignation. Young Nathaniel will face it as well, grappling with the troubling apparition of his dead father, a mother slipping deeper into a dangerous psychosis, and the ultimate question; what does it mean to be human, when nothing seems to matter anymore?