Dies the Fire

Dies the Fire

S. M. Stirling

Synopsis of Dies the Fire

It all started when an electrical storm over the island of Nantucket produced a blinding white flash, causing all electronic devices to cease to function-computers, telephones, engines, radio, television, even firearms-and plunged the world into a darkness humanity was unprepared to face. But even as some people band together to help one another, others are building armies for conquest...

Reviews of Dies the Fire


Post-apocalypse novels often veer either too heavily into romantic Robinsonades or nihilistic dead ends. But Stirling has struck the perfect balance between grit and glory. -- Paul Di Filippo, Scifi.com

I read a fair amount and normally I will casually enjoy my way through a good Book. But with Dies The Fire, I found myself devouring every page as quickly as I could. -- Bill Lawhorn, SFRevu

Fans of apocalyptical thrillers like Stephen King's THE STAND will find DIES THE FIRE absolutely riveting. -- Harriet Klausner, Amazon.com