Give heed to predictions of impending apocalypse! Inspired by two classics – The Birds, by Daphne du Maurier (and Alfred Hitchcock) and John Christopher’s cosy catastrophe The Death of Grass – Dark Matters: ABSENCES presents a pair of tales in which unexpected loss signals the imminent end of the world we hold dear.
In The lines, the trees, the cliffs, the eaves, catch four glimpses of a world in which the disappearance of one little thing – or billions of them – leaves humanity changed forever. And in The Blade, you’ll discover first-hand the pain suffering unleashed by a dying world is as nothing compared to the pain we can inflict upon ourselves.
These are stories that step out from the light,
where only the dark matters..