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dystopia

Depicting a decaying world or class structure.


A Fragment of Memory

part 3 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Hojo; on his employer.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, 2010-01


And The Walls Came Tumbling Down

part 6 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Reeve's on the verge of a breakdown. Tseng steps in. How Reeve came to offer Cait's services as an undercover operative.

Genre   science fiction

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, 2012-02


Any Which Way

In prison in a dystopian world, being broken doesn't fix itself. An ex-soldier and a roof tiler get together.

Genre   slash

Style   first person, conversational

Tags   dystopia, sex, consent issues, prisoners, 2011-01

Relationships   f/f


Atonement

part 23 of Threshold

FFXII. The beginning of the end. Ivalice changes; the trouble with time is that every passing year devalues itself as currency.

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   dystopia, angst, aging, duty, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-10

Relationships   partnership, f/m, friendship, family


Darling, Be Afraid

Starra fears death constantly; Skybo fears nothing except doing the expected. Could be a perfect match.

Genre   satire, fairy tale

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, gender themes, 2011-09

Relationships   f/m


How We All Got There (Was a Mystery)

FFVII Compilation. Vincent, Hojo, Lucrecia, Gast, Ifalna. How a project like Jenova gets off the ground; how a subproject like Omega gets its legs. (Incomplete)

Genre   science fiction

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, exile, betrayal, gender themes, supernatural, fantasies, 2007-11

Relationships   f/m


Impossible Monsters

part 2 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Scarlet and Hojo take their poisons to heart. Set early in Sephiroth's youth, a premise for Sister Ray's naming and Deepground's origin.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, drugs, alcohol, 2010-06


It's a Beach

part 7 of Genetic Imperialism

For the prompt: Junon and why it matters to Reeve in ways Reeve would not admit.

Genre   satire

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, 2010-06


Janitor

part 1 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Rookie Vincent, on his own. A day in the life of.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, spies, supernatural, 2010-06


Not Quite the Uncanny Valley

part 5 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Reeve makes robots for the sake of his sanity.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense, stream of consciousness

Tags   dystopia, fantasies, 2011-06


Pride Does Not Come Before A Magister

Dragon Age II; Danarius briefly broken. Not a pleasant story.

Genre   horror

Tags   dystopia, gender themes, consent issues, alienation, slavery, 2013-05


Sacred

part 4 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Tseng and Vincent on Aerith. Hundreds of churches and hundreds of gods.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, supernatural, 2010-06


The Komatsu Wombat and the Fantastical Anticlimax

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 apocalypse 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.

Genre   apocalypse, satire

Style   first person, conversational

Tags   dystopia, australian, sex, suburban, miners, 2010-01

Relationships   m/m


Viridian Future

in the distant future, the art of horticulture is an attractive pursuit

Genre   apocalypse

Style   free verse

Tags   dystopia, modern life