Arkenberg concludes her trio of stories with another look at the impact of an acid raid apocalypse – both on the city of San Francisco, and someone recently moved there.
Set against a background of nocturnal clubbing, people living like it’s the end of the world, with rain not only acidic but…
Seven sections, or in fact seven matches, each match, like those of the fairytale Little Matchgirl, throwing light.
A short, bittersweet story of love, a unique blend of Mars, race, wine and intolerance.
A ‘story’ in the format of a multiple-choice exam paper, one that is deliciously and excoriatingly autopsical of a human relationship and alien invasion an d more. Graded A++.