The Opium of the People by J Alan Erwine
Approx. 42,790 words.
Published on June 12, 2010 by
Nomadic Delirium Press.
The American government has been overthrown! After a near-miss of a giant comet, the American people fall under the control of a radical right-wing fundamentalist Christian government, ruled by the Grand Patriarchs, that slowly strips away their freedoms and establishes a rule of law that even the dictatorships of the 20th Century couldn’t have dreamed up.