September 13, 2013, Joel learns that his father suffered a stroke, was hospitalized in a small town up north. At the same time, a cataclysm occurs... the electricity is off and the snow falls suddenly without ever stopping. Snowed up, Joel and Max took refuge at Gerard and Theresa hoping that the storm passes. 255 days later, there is nothing new, everything is frozen and nothing came back as before. Joel and Chloe continue their journey south in search of survivors and a little hope that day when they encounter a person b!oth comforting and frightening.