And the Meek

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: Booksie Classic


The mutation of a common bug becomes impossible to exterminate, much longer living and extremely prolific, eventually infesting the entire world. This is the story of survival, not only of the
insects but the reactions by humans and worldwide military, especially the government of the United States.

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Checking Out

Submitted: March 07, 2018


Lester Johnston checks his wife, Melody, out of the mental institution where she's been an inpatient for the past nine months. His plan is to escape the infested city of Houston by camping in the
wilderness.
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Roughing It

Submitted: March 11, 2018


Les and Mel resort to a nomadic lifestyle to avoid the bugs.
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The Beginning

Submitted: March 11, 2018


Before the infestation, the Johnston's family enjoy the American dream.
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Pest Control

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The Typhoid Mary of the Mutants survives the pest control treatment of the Johnstons condo.
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Martha

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The "Typhoid Mary" of the mutant bugs
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Tragedy

Submitted: March 12, 2018


A tragedy turn the Johnston's lives upside down.
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El Paso

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Les returns to work six weeks after Eldon's death
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Sherry

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Sherry Farwell is introduced
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Broken Melody

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Melody Johnston must be hospitalized
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Abel

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The son of Martha hatches in Malaysia.
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Requiem

Submitted: March 12, 2018


A nomadic lifestyle is not setting well with Melody Johnston
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Necessity

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Sherry leaves El Paso
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Survival Mode

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Society deals with the infestation in a variety of ways
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Desertion

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Two high-ranking military officers desert to join the militia
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Joining AIR

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Les decides he's had enough of the nomadic lifestyle and joins AIR
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Augie

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Introducing August Hartke. His lifelong friend, Richard Wisner, has invited him to join him at the bug-free compound called Haven Two
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Militia

Submitted: March 12, 2018


AIR launches plans to attack a military compound where they believe chemical weapons are stored.
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Bond

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Sherry and Les become instant best friends.
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AIR Assault

Submitted: March 12, 2018


A new mission for Companies B and C.
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Destroy Haven One

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Captain Gerhardt receives orders from Col. Jack to attack Haven One.
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Exile

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Augie is suspected of being a spy. Exiled from Haven Two the leaders expect him to perish in the desert as he's not given enough water to survive.
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Saul

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Saul Costner's apartment becomes infested. He hits the road to live a nomadic lifestyle. A change of plans is made when he meets Bob Mallory.
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The Plan

Submitted: March 12, 2018


A massive plan to attack Haven Two. The militia's men and women are given time off to socialize and relax before the grueling mission is launched.
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Raze Haven Two

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Haven Two is attacked.
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Exodus

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Richard, Augie, Sherry and Les realize the militia is doomed and make a new plan of their own.
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Underway

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The first few days at sea are unpleasant for Les. After he gains his 'sea legs', Sherry gives him sailing instructions.
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Red Sky at Morning

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The Currahee and her crew encounter a big storm. Afterward, a ghost ship is discovered.
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Scavengers

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Augie and Richard scavenge for useful items aboard the ghost ship.
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Anarchy

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The country has fallen into Anarchy, but the President and his staff of six still live at the infested White House and hope for a 'magic bullet' from the CDC.
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Taveuni

Submitted: March 12, 2018


The Currahee and her crew arrive at the Fijian Island of Taveuni
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Eureka Springs

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Turk and the rest of the former White House employees arrive in the Ozarks.
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Festival

Submitted: March 12, 2018


A festival is held for Winter Solstice in Taveuni
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Eva

Submitted: March 12, 2018


Sherry's and Les's baby, Eva, is born.
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Endgame

Submitted: March 12, 2018


General Pennington does the unthinkable
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