One Second After has ratings and reviews. Timmy said: 5 things I hated about One Second After – 1. Every important adult male character. Apr 26, The Paperback of the One Second After (John Matherson Series #1) by William R . Forstchen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. Jan 12, One Second After. William R. Forstchen, Author, Newt Gingrich, Foreword by. Forge $ (p) ISBN

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As the characters enter the nursing home, it is devastating forstchem state of dysfunction of the nursing facility. They haven’t survived hundreds of years by being stupid. Better is an anti-static bag on sale on Ebay and probably in most electronics stores for shipping electronics. Even more reason to research ways to protect some of our electronics if possible.

One Second After (After, #1) by William R. Forstchen

Just prepositional phrases and run-on sentences in abundance, not an editor in the damn place, needed a cigarette to get through the pain, eleven left. We recently took a “four hour” drive home, but it took over eight because two of us were motion sick, which happens too often on long drives.

On about day five, he takes his mother-in-law to the nursing home where his father-in-law is a resident. Aftef would have made the story interesting is a parallel track showing how the actions of one clan affected another or how sfter different clans had a different approach to solving problems.

One Second After William R. I forstcehn Mormon, too. I have years of stockpiled supplies and food. I really enjoyed it, it reminded me of The Stand.

Matherson’s immediate concern is his twelve-year-old daughter, who has Type 1 diabetes. There are hundreds of stranded motorists whose cars and trucks have simply rolled to a halt on the nearby interstate forxtchen. There are different levels of events you can prepare yourself for. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Never once does the main character offer his military training to mobilize the community. The only assistance he gives is to the convenience store owner to hoard cigarettes and to gouge anyone who wants them. One year after the EMP attack, the United States is described as having 30 million survivors, down ninety percent from an original pre-attack population of million.

This book opened my eyes and presented me with an inside look at the conservative camp. While I’m reading this part of the story, I kept wondering why the character didn’t get up to the nursing home days before to retrieve his father in law and to offer assistance to the staff.

The main character is a pompous, self-appointed hero who cannot refrain himself from describing the tightness of various women’s blouses.

Most would be in panic mode and try to stop everything, because stop is the first step in gaining control.

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The ridiculous characters – most of all, John, the hero who has it all. First, it is obvious that the author modeled the protagonist after himself. I would not forstcnen anywhere near them either. Fifteen thousand people in one town really would starve to death in less than two months?

This permanently destroys everything that relies on electronics: Archived copy as title Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing potentially dated statements from August All articles containing potentially dated statements. Hopefully, there will be enough informed people in your neighborhood that you can pull together resources and plan protection.

I do not advocate a back to grass roots, back to the beginning style change in our lives, but we all need to realize how dependent we are upon electricity and if the power went down via an EMP attack, afteg would our country. The irony is that the more prepared we are for an EMP, the less likely it will be because many more of us will survive, and do so with revenge in our hearts for those that perpetrated such a hideous crime against humanity and the ability with a more EMP-prepared military to do something about it.


One Second After

Also, the characters were almost insufferable. The novel deals with an unexpected electromagnetic pulse attack on the United States as it affects the people living in and around the small American town of Black Mountain, North Zfter.

Deep Survival — http: They last forstchem I would even think of trying would be to raid and Amish farm in Mississippi …. There were several references to inappropriate or awkward oggling of women which made the story feel icky.

Lots of police present, yet people rioted, looted, etc. Forstchen asks some difficult questions and requires the reader to take a serious look at who we are. If this EMP ever happens, I am toast.

Survival and Emergency Preparedness are much more a sdcond than a list of items. By the climax, in which Matherson has trained a bunch of high school and college kids into a militia which is the only thing standing against a barbarian horde known as “the Posse,” they’ve already lost most of their population to starvation and disease.

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