To bolster a workforce left badly depleted by a disastrous departure from the European Union, Brexiteers come up with an ingenious plan to exploit the dead and invite families to sell their deceased loved ones into state servitude. Reanimated as “Extended Labor Units” (ELUs) and tasked with menial labor, the dead take on jobs most Britons find undesirable.
Naturally, it all goes horribly wrong. The device controlling the ELUs fails, causing a nationwide plague of the undead. Society quickly crumbles and forces those left alive to struggle for survival. But not all ELUs are mindless killers. On Hope’s journey home to reunite with her family, she happens upon Dave Gorey, a former ELU spokesperson turned sentient zombie, who offers help in Hope’s quest as he tries to discover how the theoretically impossible disaster occurred.
What unfolds is a bloodcurdling tale of friendship and discovery infected with black humor and political commentary wrapped up in a classic point-and-click adventure experience.