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Disastrous! - Three Stories of the End of the World - cover

Disastrous! - Three Stories of the End of the World

Scott Overton

Publisher: No Walls Publishing

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Summary

Let’s admit it, there’s a guilty pleasure in imagining how civilization could end!An invasion from beneath our feet. A hammer blow from the sky. A genetic crop modification that could bring about humanity’s extinction.

 
Tartarus
Rising

 
Business capitols of the world are suddenly
swallowed into the ground, and a chemical explosion devastates New Jersey as
survivors flee invaders from beneath the Earth. Three friends have a chance to
open a dialogue with the enemy. If they can overcome their own hatred. (First
published in the anthology "Doomology" from Library of Science
Fiction & Fantasy Press, 2010).

 
 

 
Saviour

 
A killer asteroid is headed for the Earth
and the defense against it depends on one genius. But what if he’s the wrong
choice?

 
 

 
The
Cleansing

 
The people of a far-future pastoral Earth
discover that their ancestors genetically modified their crops to undergo
occasional die-offs, as a protection against mutations. But when all of the
crops begin to die at the same time, it may be the end of the human race.

 
 

 
 

 
Praise
for Scott Overton:

 
“A storyteller of boundless skill…a writer
to watch.”

 
“A gifted wordsmith.”

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