Agent Don Oberbier is trapped in the quarantine zone as a virus that transforms its victims into ravenous maniacs rages out of control. What is causing the disease? How is it transmitted? Can the infected be saved? Don and his ragtag crew must find out, but they’re outgunned, outnumbered and running out of time. The need for a pure sample of the pathogen leads them into the Everglades, where the fate of the world, and their lives, will be decided. With each passing minute the virus spreads, and to survive they must stay AWAKE.