Man, this book was a freaking behemoth! I took me FOREVER to get through this one. Does that mean I didn’t like it? Not necessarily. With that being said, let’s jump into it!
Disclaimer – In my read through, I skipped the abridged version of The Stand. I had no interest in reading it, so I just went] to the Uncut version.
This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides — or are chosen.