Pathogen

Pathogen

136 Reads 33 Votes 13 Part Story
Margaret355 By mcnelliswrites Completed

Inspired in part by the COVID-19 pandemic, this story follows Jana Cayden as she tries to navigate a rapidly changing world and a rapidly changing relationship. Written in epistolary format, this tale incorporates adventure and romance.

Jana is a book editor tasked with editing a dystopian novel when a pandemic strikes. She watches it unfold from the confines of her NYC apartment, until her flirty neighbor shows up with a bucket of moss to mitigate a run on toilet paper. The situation in the city grows more dim as Jana's connection to her neighbor becomes a brighter and brighter element in her life. Will they survive the pathogenic pandemic? Will they stick together or go their separate ways?