The Red Fever, a virus which erupted in Belgium before spreading around the world, has brought mankind to the brink of extinction. Children are the only ones left. A 14-year-old Sicilian girl must contend with the contagion that has killed off all adults on the island.
Sicily is an abandoned island. The surviving kids have split into anarchic gangs. They scavenge for food amidst the ruined buildings and hulks of abandoned vehicles, or they steal it from one another. Anna Salemi lives hidden in the woods with her little brother Astor.