By the author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias GraceThe sun brightens in the east, reddening the blue-grey haze that marks the distant ocean.
The vultures roosting on the hydro poles fan out their wings to dry them. the air smells faintly of burning. The waterless flood – a man-made plague – has ended the world. But two young women have survived: Ren, a young dancer trapped where she worked, in an upmarket sex club (the cleanest dirty girls in town); and Toby, who watches and waits from her rooftop garden.
Is anyone else out there?