from the back of the book
Road to Armageddon: The Game Master's Handbook provides the necessary framework for the creation of realistic characters for the "Road to Armageddon" post-holocaust setting, including:
The historical Background of the "road to armageddon"
The three major 20th century "task forces" and their leadership
Notes on production and logistics
The historical background of the "here and now" of the 25th millennium
Rules on Encounters - and a Bestiary of the creatures that may be encountered
A Gazetteer of the Middle Sea and the surrounding areas