How many times a day do you check your phone?
Does your job involve computer work?
When you have downtime, do you download a book to an ereader? Do you watch TV? Listen to music on an iPod?
Do you drink a cup of coffee in the morning before starting your day?
What would happen if all the power went out? I don’t just mean your house. I mean all the power.
Could you cope? Do you have a good relationship with your neighbors, or would they look at your pantry and think, “They’ve got more food than me, and the grocery stores are ransacked,” so you’d better lock your doors?
Are door locks enough? For how long would you need a stockpile of supplies? Do you have a weapon to protect yourself or your family?
Welcome to The Long Fall of Night (excerpt after the jump)