Tom Greene. Monoculture. (Interzone #255 Nov/Dec 2014)

interzone255Intriguing multi-perspective story, in a post-flu epidemic ravaged society. One set of survivors are clones, all inheriting their progenitor’s immunity, living in a city, physically identical, and numbered to differentiate between each other. Coming into the town are a couple whose immunity enabled them to survive out in the countryside, but who have headed into town.

We follow them experiencing the lives of the (to them) rich clones, and the response of the clones to them, and the alienation, but with an uplifting final paragraph.

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