“Rag and Bone”

Title“Rag and Bone”
Year for Search2014
AuthorsOakley, Nicholas P.
Secondary AuthorsRich, Dana
Secondary TitleAnarchoSF: Science Fiction and the Stateless Society [Cover adds Volume 1]
Pagination17-27
Date Published2014
PublisherObsolete Press
Place PublishedVictor, IA
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, Scottish author
Annotation

The story is set in a future in which people have moved into space to escape the dangers of Earth. Living in individual space habitats is very expensive, and if someone falls behind in their mortgage payments, the habitat is simply retrieved, killing those inside. The story focuses on one of the men doing the retrieving who is sickened by his actions and starts a revolution.

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Author Note

The author was born in England and lives in Scotland.

Full Text

2014 Oakley, Nicholas P. “Rag and Bone.” AnarchoSF: Science Fiction and the Stateless Society [Cover adds Volume 1]. Ed. Dana Rich (Victor, IA: Obsolete Press, 2014), 17-27. PSt

The story is set in a future in which people have moved into space to escape the dangers of Earth. Living in individual space habitats is very expensive, and if someone falls behind in their mortgage payments, the habitat is simply retrieved, killing those inside. The story focuses on one of the men doing the retrieving who is sickened by his actions and starts a revolution. The author was born in England and lives in Scotland.