The Dead Lands - Ben Percy's Post-Apocalyptic Wilderness Thriller

May 8, 2015

Benjamin Percy's new novel"The Dead Lands" is a wilderness thriller set in a post-apocalyptic landscape.  The descendants of Lewis and Clark reprise their ancestors' epic cross-country journey in search of a new beginning.

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Why is this a meme?

It's the cheapest and cheesiest of speculative fiction tropes, making it appropriate for those who think "Halo: Spartan Strike" counts as intellectual literature.

Walter M. Miller did "post apocalypse" in 1960 and probably, no one should bother trying to do it better.

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