The Mist By Zach Borden Summary

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The Mist Zach Borden The book starts off at the end of a big storm in Bridgton, Maine. As the residents are cleaning up from the storm, they notice a thick mist coming from off the nearby lake, coming from an area used by “Project Arrowhead”, which is a mysterious military compound.. David Drayton, takes his son and neighbor to go to the town supermarket, leaving his wife behind. At the supermarket, the mist rolls through the rest of town and envelops the supermarket. A man runs into the market, bloodied and screaming about something hidden in the mist. He runs back outside and isn’t seen again. David’s neighbor organizes a group of people to leave the store, saying nothing is going to happen. David, who is skeptical, persuades his neighbor to tie a rope around his waist, so that the supermarket survivors will know that he made it at least as far as the rope goes. The group ventures out and, needless to say, they do not make it as far as the rope’s length.…show more content…
This comes at the moment when Ms. Carmody’s group decides to come for David’s son and Amanda. The tensions climax when the store owner, Ollie Weeks, shoots and mortally wounds Carmody .The story ends with David and his son continuing to drive, hoping that they will find a place where the Mist has not reached, but uncertain of what will happen when the car runs out of

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