The Offset by Calder Szewczak

The Offset by Calder Szewczak

It is your eighteenth birthday and one of your parents must die. You are the one who decides. Whom do you pick? In a dying world, the Offset ceremony has been introduced to counteract and discourage procreation. It is a rule that is simultaneously accepted, celebrated and abhorred. But in this world, survival demands sacrifice so for every birth, there must be a death. Professor Jac Boltanski is leading Project Salix, a ground-breaking new mission to save the world by replanting radioactive Greenland with genetically-modified willow trees. But things aren’t working out and there are discrepancies in the data. Has… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Public execution
  • Animal death
  • Animal cruelty
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