The following is an excerpt from my novel Late for Doomsday 2. It is from the scene where Las Vegas gets nuked and the protagonists watch Sin City's destruction in all its gory detail.
The phone was screeching. In the last minute it finally acquired a signal. The screen read: Presidential Alert: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT TO ENTIRE UNITED STATES. TAKE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. THIS IS NOT A TEST. Both young men gasped.
Author Don Shift
Don Shift is a veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office and avid fan of post-apocalyptic literature and film who has pushed a black and white for a mile or two. He is a student of disasters, history, and current events.