Life is bleak within the walled city of Sanctuary after mankind has fallen. But there’s only so much room there and it’s a case of “one in one out” when a new child is born. The “one out” has to leave the safety and go out to be sacrificed to the gods – the undead beings that wander outside being the gods. But we know gods don’t exist and what the undead really are.
In the post Kindle apocalypse, novellas seem to be coming to the fore and this being a novella, it was the right length for this story. Shaun certainly knows how to put his varied imagination on the page.