Contains examples of the following tropes:
- After the End: All but the first chapter takes place after the death of a vast majority of the world's population.
- Cynicism Catalyst: A Dead Twin Sister is Jenna's Freudian Excuse for being cold to everyone on the farm.
- Gaia's Vengeance: The Fall was caused by the Earth's natural defenses against humanity's harm.
- Green Aesop: Sage, Addie, and Jenna realize that despite the tragedy of their demise, most of humanity was a scourge upon the world.
- Naïve Newcomer: Sage when she arrives in New Toronto.
- Team Prima Donna: Jenna.