A Land of Ash by David Dalglish
Approx. 33,950 words.
Published on November 16, 2010.
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue.
Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet.
These are the stories of the survivors.