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The State of Nature

Humberto Alejandro Carralero

Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc.

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Summary

The State of Nature follows the story of Albert, a survivor of a worldwide pandemic of a powerful strain of rabies that turns humans into mindless cannibalistic creatures. Fifteen years after the outbreak, the world is destroyed, 95 percent of humanity has been wiped out, and Albert, who has become a respected bounty hunter for one of the many factions that now control the new world, is given a task. This task involves taking Ana, a woman that has blood that makes her immune to the pathogen. He is accompanied by Chloe, a female bounty hunter.

Begin reading and see Albert try to battle with the ghosts of his past, and deal with the countless threats nature, and the scourge of humanity throw at him and his group. And see what humanity looks like when brought to a state of nature.

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