This sci-fi TV show is based on the same name novel by American writer and journalist William Brinkley. The action takes place just after a horrible global epidemic of previously unknown virus on the Earth. More than eighty percent of the population of the planet were the victims of the virus. One of the few survivors is the crew of battleship Nathan James that was far away from land at that moment. A responsible and complicated task falls on them. They have to find the cure for the virus to save the mankind from the total extinction.