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Aftermath is a science fiction novel written by Charles Sheffield, where Alpha Centauri goes supernova circa 2022. Four years later, in 2026, gamma rays hit the Earth's atmosphere, creating a worldwide electromagnetic pulse that knocks out the power grid and most electronics.


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  • After the End
  • A Million Is a Statistic: Discussed in brief by some of the characters while they are hitching a ride on a military convoy.
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  • Awesome Aussie: Wilmer, the physicist on the semi-doomed mission to Mars is often described as possessing classically Australian burliness.
  • Bizarre Seasons: Side effect of a second sun in the southern hemisphere.
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  • Endless Daytime: That poor southern hemisphere.

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