The European Union has collapsed. Countries are shaken to the core by the economic and political fallout. Europe is split between the Capitalist ‘Scandinavian Arc’ in the north and a post-capitalist ‘Southern Bloc’ in the south.
Ben Baines, a dissident, is pushed forward by ‘The People’ to lead England. Taking to office with a barefaced contempt for pomp, quashing corporate control and ousting The Establishment, he ignites a new optimism in his country.
Living on a Northumbrian farm, Nat and Esme Bell are toughened by experience and hardened by work. They hold no value in money or standing. But they also have no understanding of the Populist Revolution, or the ideology that the new regime must enforce.
One man must fight to save his country, the other to save his world.