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Better Way

Book 3 in the Tales of a Brighter Future Collection

About the Book

This is the third novella in the Tales of a Brighter Future collection, but it is set before The Retreat and Zero Day in terms of the timeline.

It opens with a train wreck on the A train line. This being the line that people who didn't repopulate the countryside still use. The people of the B community send a rescue party, knowing that the A train people will be saving money and not doing anything for a while, including offering medical assistance.

The injured are recovered and taken back to a B settlement. One of those recovered wants to understand why the people he's been told are wrong and evil are helping him, and wants to hide from the people looking for him.

Then things start to get interesting.

Meet green cities, and a world learning how to live without hunger.

About the Author

Francis Fish
Francis Fish

Born 1959 in Edinburgh. Father was a doctor and university lecturer in psychiatry and Mother had been psychiatric ward sister. Both were of relatively humble origins. Father had been a prisoner of war. When Francis was about 5 they went to live in Liverpool because Father had been asked to take up the newly created professorship there. They lived in the grounds of the now long-gone lunatic asylum while they looked for somewhere to live. Eventually they ended up living in a big house in the suburbs on the South of the city.

Eventually he gained a degree in Applied Statistics and Computing in 1987 and has earned his living writing software ever since. He is a British Canoe Union qualified level 3 kayak instructor. He is married to a six foot red head; they have two children and live in a big house in Birkenhead. He is committed Buddhist.

Find out more from his blog

Table of Contents

  • Wreck
  • Resolution
  • Healing
  • Home
  • Breakfast at Tilly’s
  • Walk away
  • Whitland
  • Kommando six
  • Conversation
  • Away
  • Doing
  • Killing the Empire
  • Raise the roof
  • Fire and brimstone
  • Turning the page
  • Walk away
  • Violence
  • The park
  • Laughter
  • Despise all the gifts of chance
  • Escape
  • Slow violence
  • Bro
  • Cleansing fire
  • Winners means losers
  • Love, thine enemy
  • The forgiven and the unforgivable
  • Rites
  • Deep cover
  • Turning the page

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