...His mind drifted back to days when he had travelled through the country on business, or on holiday. In his mind’s eye he could see the gently waving fields of green maize in the Free State, the fat sheep moving slowly around the Karoo farms, the well-fed cattle in the Natal Midlands, the vine-covered hills in the Cape and the tiny vapour trails high up in a cold sky, left by aeroplanes carrying people to all corners of the country. He even recalled the black plume of smoke left by one of the few remaining steam locomotives that were replaced by soulless, thundering diesel monsters...
But Jack is now living in a bleak world where only one thing matters: Survival.
Jake van der Wilden brings us the vivid first episode of an apocalyptic story.
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