In a world ravaged by a nuclear holocaust, Vika Cannon knows there are no guarantees: No guarantees of safety, no guarantees that your neighbor is not actually a spy for the government, and no guarantees you'll be allowed to emigrate to a new life in China. New Amana is dying. Food and water are scarce, and people suffering from radiation-caused mutations - the Nukehead - are the new class of homeless. Vika has just one purpose: to produce healthy progeny using a Husband assigned by the Match Clinic.
Camille has exhausted the last of her nine lives. Under strict cat law, she must depart this earth for the eternal tenth life. Pioline and Poulet, her eight-week-old kittens, are left behind. Willed by Camille's departed spirit, Boots, her aging brother, finds the kittens under the deck of John and Sandi's house. They are wired with fear and spirits so lost they might never be found. Boots, a lifelong stray, confesses he is ill suited for the caring of kittens.
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