Mankind has been struck down by a global plague. People are stricken with a mysterious fever and die by the millions. The dead come back to life with the hunger for human flesh. A small military base on the edge of suburbia fights one of the earliest battles against the zombie horde. The battle is won and the base secured but hundreds die leaving only a handful of soldiers alive, now the surviving troops train and equip a new army of living to battle the undead.