He Lacks Utility by JC Andrijeski
Approx. 15,690 words.
Published on February 27, 2011 by
White Sun Press.
Reggie Brinks just wanted to ride out the deadly virus that threatened to kill the world. A few months in cryogenic freeze while they came up with a cure, and he’d be right as rain, back to his previous lifestyle. But the civilization that greets him on the other side no longer resembles anything he knew…and infuriatingly, he finds his opinions and and money don't have the same pull they once did.