The Resting Place of Post Apocalyptic Fiction

Hi! Welcome to Ash Tales, a blog dedicated to the best in post apocalyptic fiction.

From epic apocalyptic novels, through to the biggest blockbuster games, Ash Tales covers the latest and greatest in the post apocalyptic genre. Whether you’re looking for an earth-shattering new book to read, a cataclysmic film to watch, or a brutal new game to play, Ash Tales will provide you with an irradiated dose of your favourite post apocalyptic fiction.

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Check out our Short Stories section to read the latest and greatest short stories from the genre’s best emergent writers. If you’re an aspiring author and you’d like to showcase a short story on Ash Tales, get in touch through the Short Story Submission page.

The Good People - Post Apocalyptic Short Story by Ryan Law

They were called “The Good People”. They turned up at the settlement every six months, near as Arch could tell. They’d travel through the fiercest rainstorms, fight their way through the wildfires that swept the ravaged countryside, even risk being caught outside when winter came, just to come back to Desolation. And he couldn’t understand it. Why come here?

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Warhead Saul's Last Leg - Post Apocalyptic Short Story by Jon Xavier

Interstate 90 was a shooting gallery. The winners were the gods who lived in the mountains and fortresses on either side, gods who watched over the world night and day through their divine scopes; the losers were the foolish mortals who thought that they could walk the road. He was one of those foolish mortals of course but unlike the others he had a trick. He looked picked clean. He wasn’t even wearing any boots.

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