What would you do if your world collapsed? If the power went off, the supermarket shelves were bare and your water supply dried up? For Katie and her family the answer was simple: survive.
Fifty years have passed since the plague struck, and in the community of Sunrise they hold a yearly Remembrance Talk to ensure their history is never forgotten. As its oldest citizen, Katie is the one who delivers this presentation, guiding her audience through the events that shaped them.
There have been trials and tribulations on the lake island they now call home. Many people have given their labor, love and lives over the years, but the community has come through it all, a new dawn after the dark times.
This is a novelette of ~15,500 words (51 pages)