The air is no longer safe to breathe. A virus has been unleashed into the air, rendering it deadly to humans. People have adapted to this world, wearing respiratory masks, or... More > “breathers,” when they go outside. They have adapted and life goes on much as it did before, although, with a very real fear of death looming over their every breath.
The story of Breathers follows a small cast of individuals as they struggle to make sense of the dystopian world they live in. Among them: a detective whose addiction to the drug known as “Filter K” takes over his life. A brother and sister who, due to recent events, start to wonder if the air really is deadly, or if it’s all just a conspiracy. A mother and daughter who will do anything to keep their family together. And a breather salesman who is looking to make amends for his past mistakes. They are all survivors of this virus-plagued world. They are all “breathers.”< Less