By Charlie Jane Anders
From the editor-in-chief of io9.com, a beautiful novel concerning the finish of the world—and the start of our future
Childhood associates Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't count on to work out one another back, after parting methods lower than mysterious conditions in the course of highschool. finally, the advance of magical powers and the discovery of a two-second time laptop may not often fail to alarm one's friends and families.
But now they're either adults, dwelling within the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling aside round them. Laurence is an engineering genius who's operating with a bunch that goals to stay clear of catastrophic breakdown via technological intervention into the altering worldwide weather. Patricia is a graduate of Eltisley Maze, the hidden academy for the world's magically proficient, and works with a small band of different magicians to secretly fix the world's every-growing illnesses. Little do they observe that anything larger than both of them, anything all started years in the past of their formative years, is set to deliver them together—to both shop the realm, or plunge it right into a new darkish ages.
A deeply magical, darkly humorous exam of existence, love, and the apocalypse.
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