Irradiated

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
In the year 2194, Russia is in the midst of of a depression following the Nuclear Apocalypse. When a group of friends stumbles upon an old nuclear power plant that remained from the disaster that had caused the barren wasteland, they never thought that their curiousity would leave the life they had grown to love as nothing but a distant memory. Five years later, having been diagnosed with a severe case of radiation sickness and being dumped in the nearest town with nothing but a dishonorable discharge and his name, Sergei struggles to get by on nothing but his memories and his minimum-wage paycheck. When he accidentally realizes that he may have walked away from the factory with more than just sickness,Sergei must reunite with the friends he thought he had lost as they struggle to cope with the powers that drain them of life with each use. But when it is discovered that the irradiates are not the only ones with the knowledge of their unusual abilities, they are thrown into a struggle for life and death in a land that is as merciless as the people hunting them.

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Irradiated

Submitted: December 20, 2011

In the year 2194, Russia is in the midst of of a depression following the Nuclear Apocalypse. When a group of friends stumbles upon an old nuclear power plant that remained from the disaster that had caused the barren wasteland, they never thought that their curiousity would leave the life they had grown to love as nothing but a distant memory. Five years later, having been diagnosed with a severe case of radiation sickness and being dumped in the nearest town with nothing but a dishonorable discharge and his name, Sergei struggles to get by on nothing but his memories and his minimum-wage paycheck. When he accidentally realizes that he may have walked away from the factory with more than just sickness,Sergei must reunite with the friends he thought he had lost as they struggle to cope with the powers that drain them of life with each use. But when it is discovered that the irradiates are not the only ones with the knowledge of their unusual abilities, they are thrown into a struggle for life and death in a land that is as merciless as the people hunting them.
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Submitted: December 21, 2011

Chapter 1 “Sergei!” A middle aged voice shouted. “Sergei, wake up!” The sleeping man startled to consciousness at the sud... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 21, 2011

Chapter 2 Sunlight had begun to peek through the small cracks in the curtains that draped over the dirty window on the farthest wal... Read Chapter

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