The Night the Lights Went Out by John Eider
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Published on October 20, 2012. Fiction.
A freak electrical storm sweeps over Britain, knocking out power lines in its wake. Without the National Grid, Britain is in left in the dark – no lights, no heat, no electricity...
From among the British refugees now scattered across northern France, a young soldier is recruited for a mission that takes him back home, to find a Britain at once recognisable and massively altered.