My short story “In the Land of Broken Things” is now live over on Slate. To entice you, here’s the first paragraph:
Derelict cars began to appear with greater frequency as Mallory crossed over the river and into downtown Dayton. Rusted-out artifacts shoved to one side of the road decades ago, after the Ejection had fried their electronics. Over time they seemed to be gradually fusing with the cracked, washed-out blacktop.
You can read the whole thing here. Hope you enjoy.