— “Aftermath” (Aspect, 1/97) had a first hardcover printing of 35,000 copies, and was a Wordstock bestseller. — LeVar Burton is extremely well-known, both for his role as Kunta Kinte in Alex Haley’s Roots, and for his long-running as Lt. Cmdr. Geordi LaForge on the hugely popular Star Trek “RM”: The Next Generation television series. — Burton toured extensively to promote the hardcover, generating enormous excitement. — Also available as a Time warner AudioBook “TM” .
The United States of 2019 is a very different place. Economic depression, an enormous earthquake, and the assassination of a black President-elect have turned the country into a war zone. Four people, each as different and troubled as the next, are the nation’s last hope. But can they overcome the devastation and build a new world?
“This tale of people acting as bad as they want to be vs. others who just want to do the right thing marks an entertaining debut”. — Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Burton’s writing is solid and poised”. — Denver Post
“Burton is only in the initial stage of his writing career…but he has already mastered the art of keeping readers turning pages”. — Booklist
“Epic, along the lines of The Stand; spiritual, along the lines of The Seven Arrows. LeVar Burton created a world in which devastation leads to the possibility of redemption. I highly recommend this book!” — Whoopi Goldberg