Sophia is scared and angry as the family travels in a rushed wild ride out of Sydney. An emergency phone call has alerted the city to biological terrorism. It is no longer safe to live there. All she can think of is Jack her first love. Where is he? Is he safe? She has no idea of the life she is about to live or how her values will change as her family learns to survive on the basic skills of living off the land. Her life changes for ever from an indulged teenager to a tough independent young woman who can face disaster and overcome!