Birdy 077: Bright Rain
The Tomorrow Project introduced helpful nanites into the human body, eradicating common ailments like cancer, heart disease and dementia. The nanites were designed to expire after six months and leave the body, but the expelled nanites rose into the atmosphere in water vapor and evolved. They exist in the clouds and fall upon humanity in the form of an eerie, glowing neon rain. A single drop will cause a living creature to develop metallic cysts, leading to an agonizing death. Now, a surviving member of the Tomorrow Project huddles in her home with a runaway girl and struggles with her guilt as storm after storm rolls in.More
Joshua Viola is a Denver Post bestselling author, Colorado Book Award winner, and the owner of Hex Publishers.