After two years inside the mountain to escape the nuclear winter that followed in the aftermath of an EMP attack and the bombs of a global nuclear war, the survivors at Yucca Mountain emerge to find 90% of the world's population has perished. They face a new war, this one against those migrating from underdeveloped countries not targeted by the nuclear exchange. The battle to survive is brutal.
HOW TO NOT TELL A WAR STORY is a collection of short stories about veterans who went to war but left without a war story to tell. Forty years after their experience, these veterans begin asking if there is something more to say about their military service. Among other things, they come to appreciate the lovers, friends, and family who helped them shape a new post-war identity.