Dr. Adrian Helmsley, a part of a international geophysical group investigating the effect on earth of radiation from remarkable sun storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is turning into unstable and that without right preparations for saving a fraction of the world's populace, the complete race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles at the same facts. While the arena's leaders race to build "arks" to get away the upcoming cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to keep his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unparalleled strength wreak havoc around the world.