Due closes her trilogy of stories about Nayima some forty years on since the last installment. In that story, set in the early days of the plague outbreak, Nayima was a teen looking after herself. Here she is some forty years older, and still very much looking after herself.
Society has formed some form of stability, those, like Nayima, who were carriers but immune to the plague have come through some dark days, including at the hands of scientists exploring the nature of their immunity, but there has been a reconciliation for those victims, and for Nayima there’s an uplifting surprise that brings the story to a satisfing end.
More from The End Has Come here.