Locative is an evil pandimensional entity that only specifically targets certain areas of the globe (usually cities, towns and small islands) and unleashes it's full primal fury against the unsuspecting citizens of the towns.
How to Avoid a Locative Attack
Locative Attacks, much like Mars Attacks, are completely inavoidable, try though you might, you cannot avoid a Locative attack. The only way to survive a Locative attack is preparation ahead of time.
How to Prepare for a Locative Attack
Certain preparations can be made ahead of time to prepare for a Locative attack, the most effective of these preparations is reading the appendices in the back of books.