Edward Young is a veteran of the American Civil War, but this is still wartime atrocities witnessed not only during the Confederations fight, but while Edward is a witness of the dead return to life that is attacking all the living. Edward is forced to kill his own wife and his son, returning from the dead all who are bitten by zombie.
Edward keeps a journal of his experiences and embarks on a journey to a waterfall where you intend to throw the ashes of his son, thus fulfilling an old promise that has kept to it. In his journey, he meets a man named Isaac, who asks him for help in a search for his sister, Emma. Surprisingly, Edward accepts both hit the road.