In the aftermath of a devastating electromagnetic pulse, Elizabeth Bennet and her family struggle to retain their fortune and dignity under the new regime of an anonymous tyrant named the Badger. Forced to return to regency era ideals, Elizabeth strives for women’s independence so her future won’t have to be decided by her marital status, but the antics of her family and the unsolicited attentions of several young men constantly derail her course. Furthermore, the imposing Mr. Darcy seems to be bent on ruining every prospect of her happiness. Will she ever be able to overthrow the centuries-old practices of the government while still keeping her family from disgracing themselves and grappling with her conflicting emotions?
This mash-up fuses dystopian elements with Jane Austen’s masterful narrative, casting new light on the original story. Complete with alternating hero and heroine points of view and disenchantment with the government, Pride and Post Apocalypse will delight fans of regency romance and dystopia.