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Chapter 1. The sun rose slowly over the distant horizon, painting a dull orange hue across the horizon. The sky was devoid of any clouds, the only movement coming from the occasional flock of birds soaring through the sky. It had been six years since that fateful day that changed everything. Like a war in reverse, it had started with a bang and ended with an eerie silence. The nuclear apocalypse had taken its toll on humanity, leaving nothing but death and destruction in its wake.