Post Viral Mess
There is a virus lose on the world. It mutates. Most people died. Most mutants wish they were dead. A few got lucky, and a very few hit the jackpot.
Society fell apart. Corporations took over. Cities and towns built walls. So you live by the rules and stay in the wall, or you value your freedom and brave the wilderness.
Things have gotten strange… Think tentacle dragon strange.
The Midwest of the United States.