A fatal sleep epidemic has wiped out most of the human race, After a fortuitous drug bender saves his life, addict Jake ventures out into the quiet streets...unaware that most of the world has already died in their beds. Now, battling sleepless fatigue and encroaching delirium, Jake teams with a scrappy teenager, overnight doctor and red-eye pilot to search for answers, and just maybe find a way to sleep again. Set in a world of insomniacs, late-shift workers and roving psychotics, the survivors must fight to stay awake in a post-apocalyptic world of survival and redemption.
As the fractured teams close in on the camp, a chance encounter pushes one hero to the breaking point. Aidan’s actions at the Oasis have unexpected consequences.
Tensions flare and complications arise on the flight to Nevada. Aidan attempts to meet the Sandman himself.