May 22nd, 2015


Book Review: Soft Apocalypse, by Will McIntosh

America collapses, not with a bang, but with a long, hungry whimper.

Soft Apocalypse

Night Shade Books, 2011, 256 pages

What happens when resources become scarce and society starts to crumble? As the competition for resources pulls America's previously stable society apart, the "New Normal" is a Soft Apocalypse. This is how our world ends; with a whimper instead of a bang.

New social structures and tribal connections spring up across America, as the previous social structures begin to dissolve. Soft Apocalypse follows the journey across the Southeast of a tribe of formerly middle class Americans as they struggle to find a place for themselves and their children in a new, dangerous world that still carries the ghostly echoes of their previous lives.

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Also by Will McIntosh: My review of Defenders.

My complete list of book reviews.