“I watched a documentary the other day about how to survive an EMP. I love these things, but sometimes it’s hard to tell what is real and what is not. That being said, I was excited when my book club selected Lights Out for our next read!”
1. What are some of your thoughts about the book Lights Out?
2. Do you think it is possible for this type of black out to happen in our lifetime?
3. Have you taken any precautions to prepare for such an event?
4. How would you go about preparing and protecting a home from a power outage without electricity or natural light?
The story of Lights Out follows Jack who just wants to be a normal citizen and live his life. But once society starts crumbling, he quickly realizes that there is no such thing as “normal” anymore. He has to fight for survival in an ever-changing world where nothing is certain or safe – not even the people you love most in this world can protect you from all dangers out there if they don’t know what’s coming ahead like we do!
This work of fiction tells the tale about how things go terribly wrong when America suffers a slow SHTF event, one caused by our increasingly reliance on electronics and technology which leaves us powerless without it. The author spins an interesting narrative with minimal dialogue throughout describing small group dynamics during modern day American
Imagine the lights going out all over the world. What would you do? It is a scenario that we have feared for years, and now it has happened! But what if I told you there was an even worse problem than having no electricity- EMPs (Electromagnetic Pulses) are created when nuclear weapons detonate in high altitude explosions above ground. This pulse can knock-out power grids worldwide with its electromagnetic force of one million volts per meter squared from thousands of miles away or destroy electronics like cell phones so they don’t work anymore because their circuits get fried by this powerful waveform’s voltage; up to 18 gigaJoules worth of energy coming at them without warning could cause trillions on damage globally as well as
-It’s okay to be scared. It means you’re still alive.
-If the worst happens, it better happen in a good story.
-The world is full of miracles if you have your eyes open and mind open heart enough to see them.
He is a third degree black belt with the American Society of Karate where he teaches children and adults. He lives in San Antonio with his wife and two children, working on writing an amazing novel that will teach you several important lessons about survival when society falls apart. One example: “Team Work” – Lights Out portrays how neighbors can bond together to fend for themselves during difficult times without relying too much on technology or other modern conveniences most people are accustomed to today. The protagonist must use her wits and knowledge of martial arts skills against deadly adversaries while trying not to be discovered by others who might be nearby but unaware they’re being hunted down as well!
For most of us, our day-to-day lives are run by electricity. When the power goes out for some reason, we’ll need to have a plan and know what resources will be available to help keep life going in spite of it all.
When an EMP hits your area without warning or preparation you might find yourself stranded far from home with no way back and at least one car completely useless due to lack of fuel; this leaves only two options: walk miles on foot until something can get there (if anything does) OR stay put if that is possible but make sure provisions like food