8 days? How about 30 days?
You’ve been surviving for eight years in a post-apocalyptic snowscape. And now you intercept a message that says some sort of help or rescue is on its way. You only have to survive 30 more days.
Your team of four NPCs, huddled within the The Church, are yours to keep safe, bearded leader man. It’s The Thing without a thing! I’ll be keeping an eye on Impact Winter as a lovely companion piece to The Long Dark.