By Michael Tolkin
In post-NK3 l. a., a sixty-foot-tall fence surrounds the hills the place the wealthy used to dwell, however the mansions were taken over through people with the one energy that issues: the ability of reminiscence. existence for the group contained in the Fence, governed over via the recent aristocracy, the validated, is a perpetual get together. open air the Fence, in downtown la, the proven use an invented mythology to maintain keep watch over over the senseless and anonymous Drifters, Shamblers, and Bottle Bangers who serve the reward economic climate till not wanted. The ruler, leader, takes his tips from sizeable effigies of a guy and a lady within the center of the Fence. They warn him of difficulty to return, yet who's the individual to observe: the elusive Eckmann, holed up with the final functioning aircraft at LAX; Shannon Squier, the chisel-wielding pop famous person from the pre-NK3 international, pulled from the shambling plenty; a treacherous member of Chief’s internal circle; or Hopper, the unusual Drifter forced through an internal voice to go looking for a spouse whose identify and face he doesn’t comprehend? each one threatens to disenchanted the fragile strength stability during this fragile world.
In deliciously darkish prose, Tolkin winds a noose-like plot round this melee of despots, prophets, and rebels as they try for command and survival in a city that also manages to exert a magnetic strength, whilst a ruined husk.
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