By Brian Martinez
Meet John Cotard: technological know-how instructor, husband, drug addict. First his activity, then his marriage crumbles as he does not anything to forestall it, misplaced in a haze of chemical compounds. Then one evening a mysterious hearth sweeps throughout the land, wiping out humankind and forsaking zombie-like burn sufferers. John is left on my own on the earth- the following logical step in his self-destruction.
But one-by-one he meets the few closing survivors, together with a girl ravenous herself skinny, a combat-obsessed survivalist and a deadly face from his previous. As they commute around the kingdom looking security, they face not just the risks of the lifeless global round them yet of one another, gaining knowledge of the fateful connection they proportion alongside the best way.
A Chemical hearth is a minimalist, noir imaginative and prescient of the apocalypse, with twists and turns that can't be neglected.
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A Chemical Fire by Brian Martinez