Experts agree that the national electric grid is vulnerable—not just to CME/EMP blast, but also to cyber-attacks. The cost to prepare, much less prevent, a grid-down scenario has so far been seen by government as a poor investment.
Few of us stop to realize how dependent we are on electrical power for every aspect of our lives. While a power outage is normally just an inconvenience, what happens when the power stays off?
Most of us trust our leaders and our government to have a plan for dealing with catastrophe, but as we have seen from large-scale disasters like Hurricane Katrina, that trust may be misplaced. What will happen if the disaster is on a truly global scale? The simple logistics of rendering aid will make it nearly hopeless.
Accomplished voice actor Steven Varnum as the narrator for Catalyst: Downward Cycle. .Book One of the Catalyst series is now available on Amazon, Audible and iTunes