Writers: Bryant Shiu & Brian Shiver
Synopsis: When retired Marine John Mertens loses his family to a contagion that changes much of the population into zombies, he becomes a man on the run. Home is a thing of the past John has to rely on his Marine Corps survival training for self-defense while he constantly seeks refuge. John’s inner demons haunt his dreams and fill his days with an anger that he directs at every day tribulations. He becomes so used to seeing danger everywhere that he almost takes the life of an uninfected stranger. To increase their chances of survival against many obstacles, the two unite to search the countryside for supplies and safe haven. When they find signs of hope for a better place, they embark on a harrowing journey toward it and are reminded every step is a fight to survive these BLACK DAYZ.