Tag Archives: apocalypse

Commander Syndrome

Until they are gone, until they are dead I can no more rest my eyes and smile myself to dream than a drunk can will himself to sobriety. I am bound by their lust for a future that sees me … Continue reading

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(Comic)Book Review: East of West: The Apocalypse, Year One by Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta

This book is like having sex the first time. It’s fast, it’s messy and in the throes of bodies smashed and thrust together you’re bound to miss some things. But in the end you’re left confused, perplexed, but unabashedly certain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Earth Abides by George R. Stewart

This book should have been easy. I say this with hindsight, with the whole of the apocalyptic genre between myself and it. It should have been easy to follow the last man. It’s episodic, almost self-written. Lonely, thrilling, philosophical, introspective, … Continue reading

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After the End

Dressed in enough layers to warm the dead, he wandered in from the street, caked in ash and smelling of chlorine. Through the ashen death coat his eyes showed a perfect green almost glowing in the toneless world behind him. … Continue reading

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A Brush with Strangers

I’ve never been fond of fog. No line of sight, no way of knowing which noises are normal and which ones might be The End hunting for you. That’s the problem with living all the way up here with clouds. … Continue reading

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