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The Crack in the Sky

Written By:Richard A Lupoff - 1976

  • The Crack in the Sky  - Richard A Lupoff cover

Synopsis

IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Across the planet, only a handful of giant, crowded domed cities exist, cities like Norcal, where multiple marriages are recommended and drug-taking encouraged.

Across the planet everyone waits for the reclamation of a lost technology that can save them ...everyone except the members of the Order of St. Jerome in Norcal.

The Order of St. Jerome believes in peace, in morality, in two-person marriages and old-fashioned values.

The trouble is, in the name of love the Order of St. Jerome is going to sacrifice the Earth...

Excerpt

IN CASE OF INFERNO...

"Sir, I checked the high-angle video shot again. That fire is just going and going."

"Anything else on the condition screen?"

"Sir, it says we have to stand by for a complete dome evacuation. How can we do that? That's impossible, it must be some obsolete code. We can't evacuate thirty million people!"

The computers had the answer, but the question was: In earth's spoiled atmosphere, could anyone survive outside the dome?

Catastrophe:

unknown

Type:

futuristic