For years after the Cull, we strove – we rose up against the slavers and exploiters, we fought back the crazies, we broke the soil again and farmed like our ancestors. Could it ever be enough? With history broken, the old orders and certainties have lost their hold. But the bad and the cruel will always seek to rise, and disaster is always one mistake away. Chaos wants to return.
Journal of the Plague Year brought you three tales from the first days of the Cull; now End of the End revisits old friends from School’s Out Forever, Hooded Man, The Culled and Kill or Cure, years after the adventures you know, as they still struggle to shout their defiance against the growing darkness.
Simon Guerrier has written countless Doctor Who books, comics, audio plays and documentaries—including The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who (BBC Books, 2015). He also produces documentaries for Radio 3, has written award-winning short films, and created the original science-fiction series Graceless, broadcast on Radio 4 Extra.
Paul Kane's genre journalism has appeared in such magazines as Death Ray and SFX; his award-winning short fiction has appeared in magazines and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic; and his novels include Of Darkness and Light and The Gemini Factor. As Special Publications Editor of the British Fantasy Society, Paul worked with authors like Brian Aldiss, Ramsey Campbell, Muriel Gray, Robert Silverberg and many more. Paul currently lives in Derbyshire, UK, with his wife – the author Marie O’Regan – his family, and a black cat called Mina.
Author and comic book writer Cavan Scott is a UK number one bestseller who has written for such popular worlds as Star Wars, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Vikings, Warhammer 40,000 and Sherlock Holmes. He is the author of Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost, Judge Dredd: Alternative Facts, The Patchwork Devil, and Cry of the Innocents, and is part of Lucasfilm’s Project Luminous publishing initiative. He has written comics for IDW, Dark Horse, Vertigo, Titan, Legendary, 2000AD, and the Beano.