After the Big One

After the Big One

Poorly Distributed

Four days in wake of the megaquake, and society begins to collapse. People struggle to stay hopeful, fed, and organized, but desperation is setting in. Part 4 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

The Most Devastating Quake In US History Is Headed for Portland

The chances of a 9.0 earthquake slamming the Pacific Northwest are disturbingly high. Introducing a novel way to engage the threat: reported science fiction.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

Neighborhood Emergency

A 9.0 earthquake has thrown Portland into chaos. Hours after the shock, residents are struggling to survive. Part 2 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
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How We'll Measure the Big One

The Richter scale won't be able to handle the Really Big One.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

Little Rose City

Two weeks after the quake toppled Portland, mini-cities have sprung up and the military is taking over. Recovery is in sight. Part 5 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

Five Minutes

What the first five minutes of the biggest quake ever to hit the continental US will feel like to those on the ground. Part 1 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

Fuel to the Fire

It's 8 hours after a crippling mega-quake has hit the United States. The residents of Portland are finally fighting back, but fires, fuel shortages, and chaos reign. Part 3 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

Everything You Need to Survive the Big One

The comprehensive ‘Big One’ earthquake survival kit.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One

​How to Think About the Biggest Earthquake Ever

How science fiction can help you survive an earthquake.
Brian Merchant
3.3.16