Paul Di Filippo's After the Collapse PDF

By Paul Di Filippo

ISBN-10: 1434435547

ISBN-13: 9781434435545

Frank Lazorg's long past mad! The dean of the delusion artwork illustrators has reached his finish: his artistic powers have abandoned him.

Then an odd new drug gives you to reinvigorate him, either as guy and artist. however the substance quickly leads to insanity, plunging Frank right into a international inhabited via substantial parodies of humanity. but this new size has its personal delights, as Frank quickly discovers while he meets the feminine alien known as Crutchsump!

A technology fiction experience of brain and physique. AFTER THE cave in: tales FROM GREENHOUSE EARTH, via Paul Di Filippo. From the swarming redoubts of the polar areas, the place humanity huddles from the savage warmth of Greenhouse Earth, to the dusty refugee camps of a shattered the USA, listed below are six riveting stories of existence through the hard-luck instances of a post-holocaust planet.

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Randall decided to stop for one on draught before returning. Presently he found himself explaining to the proprietor just why the reform amalgamation would never turn out the city machine. He recalled, as he left the place, his original intention. When he got back to their apartment, laden with beer and assorted cold cuts, Cynthia was up and making domestic noises in the kitchen. " He kissed her before he put down the packages. " VI "Not really. But I would rather you had left a note. " "Suds and cold cuts.

Randall conceded that it did things for her dressing table. "If you want a glass like that, honey, I'll get one for you. But this isn't ours. I suppose I'd better call up somebody and tell 'em to take it back. " "They took it off, I think. " He grinned at her indulgently. "You like it, don't you? " It was a beautiful mirror; the silvering was well-nigh perfect and the glass was air-clear. She felt as if she could push her hand through it. He went to sleep, when they turned in, a little more readily than she did-the nap, no doubt.

Ten minutes of standing and looking at her with nothing more constructive to do than biting his nails left him too nervous to continue the occupation. He went out to the kitchen and removed a bottle of rye from the top shelf from which he poured a generous three fingers into a water glass. He looked at the amber stuff for a moment, then poured it down the sink, and went back VII into the bedroom. She was still the same. It suddenly occurred to him that he had not given Potbury the address. He dashed into the kitchen and snatched the phone.

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