Discover the city of Dalton and the surrounding areas in posts with the "Settings" tags. Learn more about the town's sectors and their uses, the Raven's Wing, Grandpa Callaghan's farm, and more.
In posts with the "Characters" tag, learn more about the main and side characters of the novel, discovering extra backstory and details about the humans and Mixeds of Dalton and beyond.
Learn more about the history of Dalton, the war, and the creation of the Mixeds by checking out any posts with the "History" tag.
Salvagers who work the car and computer dumps, scrappers have earned their name as much for their violent natures as their work.
Without means of electronic communication, Dalton residents have returned to handwritten letters and print papers for most of their contact with each other. Handwritten propaganda is also distributed by those seeking change.
When the world went dark, Rapid City, one of the few surviving American cities, narrowly escaped a plunge into apocalyptic anarchy.
After the War, people began turning to sustainable and practical farming methods as well as relying on the natural resources in the area.
Patrols are the Dalton police force, tasked with both keeping the peace inside the city and protecting it from outside forces.
The Citadel Academy is a specialized school training those who are intent on gaining high-level government postings.
After the war, Dalton residents needed to find local and natural means of cloth manufacturing and have developed a successful manufacturing industry for their population.
Em feels like the invisible member of her family and has retreated into her own world as a result.
A farm that began in the 1980s as an organic foods supplier for Rapid City became one of the most successful to survive the war.
The former Genext labs have been converted into a place that is now a symbol of injustice and terror to the Mixeds of Dalton.