[ … I guess it’s too late to tell arachnophobic folks not to click on the link for this page ]
Most people really have no idea how quickly normal society is capable of breaking down ~ with anarchy ensuing.
The general estimate is about six to ten days,
should petrol or food supplies fail to reach the majority of a city’s population.
[ Put another way ~ you’re just twenty square meals and a power source away from living in ‘Mad Max’ times. ]
The author has actually put quite a bit of research into his story.
[ What’s more interesting about this creepily well-written sci-fi horror novel
than the giant spiders eating every Australian alive living on the red continent
~ are the steps that the local representatives of global big business go through
to cover their own financial ass
in the face of a perceived
and nationally geographically
– localised –
extinction level event.