Jack just wants to raise his children in a safe environment, while being able to afford to give them a comfortable life. With the promise of low crime, safe streets, and a hefty pay increase, he accepts a job in Tokyo and they leave Chicago behind.
He’s read about the uncomfortable summers in the sprawling city, but they’re no strangers to the heat. Lake Michigan dishes out its fair share of humidity.
Shortly after their arrival, the first day of summer is a record-breaker, and the temperature continues to climb. When the power grid collapses, Jack’s family is trapped in the sweltering foreign metropolis, and escape seems all but impossible.
(WARNING: this story contains strong language and graphic situations that may not be suitable for all readers.)