By John Birmingham
March 14, 2003, was once the day the realm replaced endlessly. A wave of strength slammed into North the US and devastated the continent. The U.S. army, poised to invade Baghdad, used to be left and not using a commander in leader. international order spiraled into chaos. Now, 3 years later, a skeleton U.S. govt based in Seattle directs the reconstruction of a whole nation—and the conflict for brand new York urban has begun.
Pirates and overseas militias are swarming the East Coast, taking every little thing they could. The president involves the Declared safeguard quarter of recent York and rarely survives the stopover at. The enemy—whoever they are—controls Manhattan’s concrete canyons and the deserted flatlands of big apple. The U.S. army, suffering from sketchy communications and a scarcity of offers, is mired in a nightmare of city combat.
Caught up within the violence is a Polish-born sergeant who watches the carnage in the course of the eyes of an highbrow and with the center of a warrior. smugglers, the highborn woman Julianne Balwyn and her brawny companion Rhino, look for a treasure whose key lies within an higher East part long island house. hundreds of thousands of miles away, a rogue normal leads the secession of Texas and a brutal crusade opposed to immigrants, whereas Miguel Pieraro, a Mexican-born rancher, fights again. And in England, a U.S. detailed ops agent is named right into a violent shadow warfare opposed to an enemy that has come after her and her family.
The president is a stranger to the army attitude, yet now this mild-mannered urban engineer from the Pacific Northwest must make a soldier’s selection. With long island clutched within the grip of millions of seriously armed predators, is an all-out assault at the urban the single approach to store it?
From the geopolitics of post-American dominance to the fallout of Israel’s nuclear strike, After the US provides a gripping, clever, and harrowing chronicle of an international within the maw of chaos—and lives lived within the harmful sunrise of a wierd new future.
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We go on and we bless the earth under our feet. But questions come to us again, as we walk in silence. If that which we have found is the corruption of solitude, then what can men wish for save corruption? If this is the great evil of being alone, then what is good and what is evil? Everything which comes from the many is good. Everything which comes from one is evil. This have we been taught with our first breath. We have broken the law, but we have never doubted it. Yet now, as we walk through the forest, we are learning to doubt.
We brought water from the stream which runs among the trees under our windows. We killed a mountain goat, and we brought its flesh to be cooked in a strange copper pot we found in a place of wonders, which must have been the cooking room of the house. We did this work alone, for no words of ours could take the Golden One away from the big glass which is not glass. They stood before it and they looked and looked upon their own body. When the sun sank beyond the mountains, the Golden One fell asleep on the floor, amidst jewels, and bottles of crystal, and flowers of silk.
It is my eyes which see, and the sight of my eyes grants beauty to the earth. It is my ears which hear, and the hearing of my ears gives its song to the world. It is my mind which thinks, and the judgement of my mind is the only searchlight that can find the truth. It is my will which chooses, and the choice of my will is the only edict I must respect. " Whatever road I take, the guiding star is within me; the guiding star and the loadstone which point the way. They point in but one direction. They point to me.
After America (The Disappearance, Book 2) by John Birmingham