Book Review: Metatropolis: Cascadia edited by Jay Lake

Metatropolis: Cascadia edited by Jay LakeMetatropolis: Cascadia was written and produced as an audiobook anthology and released through Audible Books. It is the sequel to Metatropolis, the first book of stories that was written as an audiobook rather than for paper format. Edited by John Scalzi, Metatropolis focuses on stories in the near future after the United States has functionally fallen apart.

The area Jay Lake created in Metatropolis is the environmental friendly area of Cascadia in the Pacific Northwest – Oregon, Washington, and into British Columbia. Metatropolis: Cascadia focuses on that region about 30 – 40 years later. Four of the original authors return to Cascadia to enrich the possible future. Each story in the collection focused on survival after the fall of our current civilization and the Green Movement that took firm root in Cascadia. Yet technology is more sophisticated and abundant.

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