After The Darkness: Episode One

After The Darkness: Episode One

SunHi Mistwalker

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Women & Gender Studies

In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?Even in a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani has everything she could ever want: power, privilege, a loving family and most importantly warmth. But her family's refusal to compromise their values changes everything. Nadia is cast down from her pedestal of power onto the trash heap of the lower classes. No longer guaranteed a life of ease, Nadia faces a future of servitude. Branded as powerless and deviant, will Nadia muster the strength to save herself and what remains of her family?
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The Shelter

The Shelter

SunHi Mistwalker

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Women & Gender Studies

The world around ten-year-old Sunni Brown is crumbling. War, disease and crushing poverty are everyday realities. For a while, she counts herself amongst the lucky. But will she survive when she's forced to live in an abandoned parking structure?This is a scary future; but there are no werewolves, vampires or zombies…in this future, human beings are the scariest creatures of all.The world around ten-year-old Sunni Brown is crumbling. War, disease and crushing poverty are everyday realities. For a while, she counts herself amongst the lucky. But will she survive when she's forced to live in an abandoned parking structure?This is a scary future; but there are no werewolves, vampires or zombies…in this future, human beings are the scariest creatures of all.This dystopian fiction is a short story (5500 words in length and approximately 25 pages).
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