Fiction. Tommy and Stuart are travelling to California for two very different reasons. Tommy has been chasing love across the dried-up, burnt-out ruins of the once-populous American Midwest. Stuart is hunting for his wife and daughter's killer, a man he once called his neighbor, who fled the snow-choked corpse of New York City after a winter storm finally did the metropolis in. When a chance encounter on a passenger bus heading west strands the two in the forsaken underbelly of Las Vegas, Tommy and Stuart find that getting passage into the Golden State's "promised land" is much harder than they ever imagined.
Trevor James Zaples is a Canadian author, music journalist, electronic musician, and risk analyst with Western University's Leadership and Democracy Lab. When he's not dreaming of a climate-scarred future he spends his time with his wife, two children, and neurotic dog.Author City: BROOKLYN, NY USA