The global community reels with the discovery of impending apocalypse – but even the sky falling can’t keep a good storyteller down. This is a future Australia where waiting for the end of the world has become a bit of a bore.
Set in Kalgoorlie’s SuperPit, grunt-level miner Katashi meets Arunta, the long-legged ruck rover of his dreams. Happily unreliable, Katashi tells his and Arunta’s story from before, through and after the end of the world.
A shade away from satire, this novella explores an anti-apocalypse genre, with apocalyptic and dystopian themes thriving smack bang in the middle of a constructed suburbia.
Note: The Komatsu Wombat and the Fantastical Anticlimax contains some graphic sexual content and harsh language.