The opening nighttime scene captured brilliantly. Viewers are met first with an aerial view over L.A.'s tallest skyscraper, the U.S. Bank Tower. Gradually, the view levels out panoramic, still with no city lights -- an apocalypse.
"She's not sick. She's dead," says 19 year old Nick Clark as all watch the growling Mrs.Tran, formerly a friend of his family. "Why would you say that?" asks Travis Manawa, boyfriend of Nick's mother. "Because it's the truth," Nick replies softly.