Two hundred years after a catastrophe that ruined the planet, humanity re-emerges with a whole new purpose and ideology. In the newly-built city of Stopfordia, a traffic cop is embroiled in a murder mystery. A chef at a diner on the edge of town turns to androids to satisfy his basest desires. An assassin, facing exile, finds her whole life transformed. A farmer finds himself on trial in front of a jury of thousands for a crime of horrific proportions. A journalist, facing unemployment, turns to a life of crime to keep the stories bleeding in. And a sex worker peers behind the curtain, only to discover that life in Stopfordia is t as it seems. This is the world of Dystopolis: where the pursuit of a perfect life can take you to places you'd never expect to end up.
Christopher J. Fraser is a writer living in Massachusetts. He has written one other collection of short fiction, Tales From the End, and is a regular contributor to the film magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.