He shook his head to clear it, but the world grew dark and angry and would not stay upright. The world did not like to be shaken. He understood that now.
Body parts telegraphed complaints from faraway places.
…he threw a glance over his shoulder and a pole ran into him.
government-run child farms. [schools]
The man had red cheeks and was divorced, although he didn’t know it yet.
disemboweled cars. [Referencing a junk yard]
His bacon tasted like nothing. Like a dead animal, fried. His eggs, aborted chickens.
Then she strapped herself into her pack.