LAST MAN WAKING: a tale of sickness and sleep
Encephalitis Lethargica (from Wikipedia): “The disease attacks the brain, leaving some victims in a statue-like condition, speechless and motionless. Between 1915 and 1926, an epidemic of encephalitis lethargica spread around the world; no recurrence of the epidemic has since been reported, though isolated cases continue to occur.”
…until now. LAST MAN WAKING: my new short story has been published by Roar and Thunder in Australia and is free to read online!