Thousands of years after human civilization has fallen, a new civilization has risen in its place, consisting of the fauna of Earth uplifted by the virus that brought humanity down. In this new world steps in a powerful family; the Scorches. Led by their matriarch, Lucille Scorch, the family has fallen on very hard times. Now, the grandchildren of the Scorch family must turn to their society’s most beloved and dangerous pastime; delving into the old ruins of the human world for riches and prestige. An endeavor that might lead the Scorch grandchildren to more than they bargained for.