She works for the government by day. She works against the government by night. Until one day, she finds herself in the hands of the Interrogators, a not-so-secret torture team that maintains rigid order in an increasingly chaotic world. With a proud heritage of strength and independence to draw on, will Typha have what it takes to survive? After the Transformation, the government is left in the hands of a council of elders, who govern according to their interpretation of the Bible. Women, regarded as little more than breeding machines, return to the kitchen and the bedroom, where they reproduce so rapidly that all the world s ecosystems are being threatened with extinction. As the world goes mad around them, a brave group of men and women go underground, determined to fight for what they believe, even if it means war. An epic clash between church and state unites two scientists, linked by blood and their love of freedom. The future of the species is in their hands.… (more)
Typha breathed a sigh of relief as the TV face ended the daily news and signed off for the night.
Just before dawn, underneath the surface of the earth, hidden from the eyes of the masses of humanity swarming above, poison capsules in hand, the members of the resistance all simultaneously snuffed their candles, plunging the entire underground world into permanent darkness.