The Change occurred when an electrical storm centered over the island of Nantucket produced a blinding white flash that rendered all electronic devices and fuels inoperable. What follows is the most terrible global catastrophe in the history of the human race-and a Dark Age more universal and... read more
A mysterious flash renders all electrical devices, steam, and high explosives inoperable. Planes crash from the sky, and people in Oregon either band together or war against each other. Every band finds its own niche--Celtic-style clan, military, cannibal, academic, Christian, or biker... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
A mysterious flash renders all electrical devices, steam, and high explosives inoperable. Planes crash from the sky, and people in Oregon either band together or war against each other. Every band finds its own niche--Celtic-style clan, military, cannibal, academic, Christian, or biker gang--and each style works out differently. A feudalistic group from Portland seeks to overthrow the remains of the state government and to take over the area's farms, resources, and food, enslaving those it allows to live; whereas some of the others form into a supergroup in opposition.
“...Biltis the cat, who rode perched on one of the pack loads, curled up on a pile of blankets strapped across the top and looking like a puddle of insufferable aristocratic orange smugness.”
Acts of will repeated often enough became habit, and habit carried you through.Highlighted by 28 Kindle customers
Why is it that guys who think they’re the Master Race always look like walking advertisements for retroactive abortion?Highlighted by 23 Kindle customers
A real man busts his ass to feed his family, fights for them if he has to, dies for them if he has to. And he treats his wife with respect every day of his life, treats her like a queen—the queen of the home she makes for their children.”Highlighted by 20 Kindle customers
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if that which you seek, you find not within yourself, you will never find it without.”Highlighted by 19 Kindle customers
“For the road is wide—and the sky is tall And before I die, I will see it all!”Highlighted by 15 Kindle customers
There’s no way around the pain, you have to go through it to the end and beyond.Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
Dwelling on the bad stuff just made it stronger, and if there was one thing in the world he despised, it was someone who let their emotions get in the way of doing their share of the job at hand.Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
It wasn’t taking the trip well; cats seldom did, being little furry Republicans with an in-built aversion to change.Highlighted by 12 Kindle customers
“Why is it, my friend, that our people give us the best they have, the vineyard and the good land down by the river, and honor us next to the immortal Gods? Because we put our bodies between our homeland and the war’s desolation.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
Followed by The Protector's War.
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