From the confines of his Uncle’s farm, he watched on as suicide and depression ravaged the globe, snuffing out everyone around him and casting society into a primitive darkness. Forced out of his isolation by hunger, the man leaves the farm behind and aims for Houston, Texas, choosing to brave the untold dangers of an abandoned, feral city in attempt to find his parents and piece together the mystery of a people that inexplicably took their own lives.
Throughout his journey, he finds comfort in the words of a few unusual survivors and forms an unexpected friendship with a tenacious Biologist named Lauren. Together, the pair navigate a land bathed in death, finding renewed purpose in the liberation of trapped animals and forming a greater understanding of their intended role in Nature.
The Great Depression is a darkly introspective tour through a world of unchecked despair, offering a warning for a civilization that has fallen out of balance with its environment and, most importantly, itself.