Strogs by Loretta Johnson
Approx. 13,850 words.
Published on September 14, 2013.
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.